From tracking changes in ecosystems, to understanding climate change, to comprehending mass extinctions, museum collections are vital in understanding the history and future of our planet! Read more about Science at FMNH : Ep. 34 - Why are museum collections important?
Alex describes his 2011 summer internship project involving the digitization of Chicago Silurian reef invertebrate fossils at the Field Museum. Read more about Video: Silurian Reef Database Project
From birds “without feet”, to fingerprints in ancient pottery, to teeny-tiny spiders, museums are full of fascinating and important specimens and objects! Read more about Science at FMNH : Ep. 29 - What is your favorite museum specimen?