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November 23rd, 2013

A map of the locations where specimens imaged in LinEpig have been collected, where data is available, and why we need one.

October 30th, 2013

A couple of weeks ago some colleagues and I wrote a paper in Science reporting some new findings on Amazonian forests. Some of the findings are actually just numbers, and one of those numbers is really big. It's the number of trees we think probably grow in the Amazon, and it's 390 billion.

September 30th, 2013

Calumet Photographic Dispatches highlights discoveries and happenings in the region by Field Museum staff and partnering organizationsn

September 19th, 2013

Dig deeper into the issues raised in the exhibit, including background on historical events and anthropological concepts

September 19th, 2013

Dig deeper into the issues raised in the exhibit, including background on historical events and anthropological concepts

September 17th, 2013

To me, more science is essential for conservation of rare plants and animals.

September 07th, 2013

Curatorial notes for herbarium geeks

August 28th, 2013

I think species delimitation falls into the realms of both basic and applied science… and so does a lot of other research

August 22nd, 2013

The Bird Division hosts the two largest North American Ornithologcal societies for their annual meetings at the Palmer House

August 14th, 2013

Philipp HeckJames Holstein, and graduate student Levke Koeoep attended the Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society in Edmonton, Alberta earlier this month.

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