Blog Posts

August 04th, 2011

Peter Pyle visits our collections for project on molt patterns in Chilean birds

July 28th, 2011


Field Museum researchers at the Robert A. Pritzker Center for Meteoritics and Polar Studies have received a second target foil from the Interstellar Dust Collector onboard NASA's Stardust Mission - that returned the first solid extraterrestrial material to Earth from beyond the Moon.  

July 25th, 2011

Michigan Lily is a species of lily that is native to the Chicago Region

July 22nd, 2011

Eggs tell the story of changes in the Chicago region

July 15th, 2011

Kenya becomes the 1st subsaharan Afican nation to institute a national open data program.

July 15th, 2011

Ecosystem and biological research programs at the United States Geological Survey (USGS) are vital to the nation. They are critcal to our nation's efforts to combat invasive species, manage endangered and threatened species, address wildlife diseases, and restore degraded landscapes.

July 15th, 2011

A look into the 'Secret Room' That everyone asks about but no one sees !

July 15th, 2011

Calumet Photo of The Month July 2011


July 12th, 2011

The Field Museum receives many streams of support from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for research, education, collection improvement, and outreach.  Don't let Congress politicize this vital funding source for the nation's essential scientific disciplines and training.

July 11th, 2011

Chicago Sun-Times article (with photo gallery) on the portable CT scanning project undertaken by the Anthropology Department at The Field Museum in July 2011.