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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

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.  

July 11th, 2011

NBC Chicago News story on The Field Museum's use of a portable CT scanner to digitally uncover what mummies look like.

July 01st, 2011

Prairie dock (Silphium terebinthinaceum) a native prairie plant at Beaubien Woods, Cook County, IL

June 29th, 2011

 

We announce a call for abstracts for the session P15 “Laboratory Analysis of Extraterrestrial Dust Returned to Earth” at the Fall Meeting 2011 of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), December 5-9, 2011 San Francisco, California, USA. 

June 29th, 2011

The beginning of summer = reflections on education.

June 29th, 2011

Things I do for fun, outside of the museum.

June 29th, 2011

Calumet Photo of the Month June 2011

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