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    Placental Mammal Diversity Exploded After Age of Dinosaurs

    February 7, 2013

    An international team of researchers has reconstructed the common ancestor of placental mammals—an extremely diverse group including animals ranging from rodents to whales to humans—using the world’s largest dataset of both genetic and physical traits. 

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    February 15 One Step Beyond

    January 24, 2013

    The American Museum of Natural History’s One Step Beyond party series kicks off its sixth season with DJ sets by Foster the People, Javelin, and Dopeshoes in the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Hall of the Universe on Friday, February 15.

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    Exhibition

    AMNH Announces Whales: Giants of the Deep

    January 10, 2013

    The American Museum of Natural History announces Whales: Giants of the Deep, a new exhibition that transports visitors to the vibrant underwater world of the mightiest animals on Earth.

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    Nature and Poetry: A Conversation with E. O. Wilson and Robert Hass

    December 6, 2012

    Former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Hass, author of What Light Can Do: Essays on Art, Imagination, and the Natural World, engages in conversation with internationally acclaimed entomologist and two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner E.O. Wilson, author of The Social Conquest of Earth

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