Blog Posts

July 30th, 2012

Last week I was in Green Bay, Wisc., for the American Arachnological Society meeting, which brought together about 100 researchers working with spiders and other arachnids.

July 30th, 2012

Male frogs can sometimes be tricked into calling by imitating their call.

July 26th, 2012

The interesting things you can see from e-bird and maps

July 11th, 2012

Prof. Nyakabwa made a world of difference to biology students in the Congo.

June 22nd, 2012

BioBlitz sponsored by the St Joseph County Park District.

June 16th, 2012

Happy Fathers' Day to all those Dads who get their kids outdoors

June 05th, 2012

Our new temporary exhibit presents a variety of artwork focused on the issues facing humans and biodiversity

May 17th, 2012

 Recent field work in Uganda includes determining the voice of Willard's Sooty Boubou

May 03rd, 2012

The Field Museum will receive a high-quality meteorite from a fireball that exploded over California and Nevada last month. The 4.6-billion-year-old meteorite, donated by private collector Terry Boudreaux, is extremely rare and valuable to science. It weighs about one-third of an ounce (10 grams) and has been tentatively classified as carbonaceous chondrite. 

May 03rd, 2012

Photo gallery from the 2012 members night at the Robert A. Pritzker Center for Meteoritics and Polar Studies.