September 19, 2014
The challenges of eliminating devastating diseases are enormous, but successful strategies can bring about colossal social and economic benefits. Countdown to Zero, a new exhibition about scientific and social innovations that are ridding the world of ancient afflictions, will open at the American Museum of Natural History on January 13, 2015.
September 10, 2014
Paleontologists have described three new small squirrel-like species that place a poorly understood Mesozoic group of animals firmly in the mammal family tree.
September 10, 2014
An international team of researchers is challenging a commonly held view that explains how so many species of birds came to inhabit the Neotropics, an area rich in rain forest that extends from Mexico to the southernmost tip of South America.
September 3, 2014
Opening at the American Museum of Natural History on November 15, Nature’s Fury: The Science of Natural Disasters will uncover the causes of natural disasters and explore the consequences.
July 16, 2014
A novel, First Nations-led research collaboration has revealed a previously undocumented grizzly bear aggregation in coastal British Columbia, one of the most southerly aggregations of salmon-feeding grizzlies in North America.
July 8, 2014
Three-dimensional scans of two mummified newborn woolly mammoths recovered from the Siberian Arctic are revealing previously inaccessible details about the early development of prehistoric proboscideans.
June 17, 2014
The first international scent messages were exchanged today between the American Museum of Natural History and the Le Laboratoire Paris in France using a new iPhone application called oSnap.
May 7, 2014
A deep-water creature once thought to be one of the world’s largest sea anemones, with tentacles reaching more than 6.5 feet long, actually belongs to a new order of animals.