Blog Posts

December 22nd, 2011

Doubling the number of scanned species

November 29th, 2011

Conservation Case building with no wood products inside a case, has been the goal of conservators for many years. Along with the help of dedicated staff here at Field, we have accomplished a cost effective, uncomplicated approach. 

November 21st, 2011

The Field Museum's Technology Department recently released The Field Museum's first iphone and ipad app, "Specimania" based on a variety of specimens from the collections.

November 20th, 2011

One of the best things about DNA is that you can check your work, most of the time.

November 11th, 2011

Calumet Photos of the Month: October & November 2011- a glimpse into discoveries and happenings in the region

November 09th, 2011

We know little about the young of many species of birds or how they grow.

November 04th, 2011

Checklist of Acre & Flora of Costa Rica

November 04th, 2011

We mourn the loss of Robert A. Pritzker who passed away on October 27th, 2011.  His generosity and passion for science supported research programs at the Field Museum.  

November 01st, 2011

Last week the Scientific American featured a guest blog that described my microscopic imaging work with the Linyphiidae and the online gallery of female erigonine epigyna at LinEpig. The blog post was written by Field Museum bird taxidermist and science essayist Meera Lee Sethi. Here is an excerpt:

October 25th, 2011

Tomato Update