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?
You won’t typically find these fungi on your dinner plate but these tiny fungi are vital to the health of most of the ecosystems on Earth! Many species of ascomycete fungi play an important role in the decomposition of dead plant material and recycling nutrients. Read more about Science at FMNH : Ep. 9 - Ascomycete Fungi