Dr. Paul Planet of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Dr. Jeffrey Shaman of Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, and Museum Curator Rob DeSalle discuss what they have learned so far from an active research project where visitors to the Museum donated their microbes to science.
Darrin Lunde, collection manager at the National Museum of Natural History, presents the story of Theodore Roosevelt and how his lifelong passion for the natural world set the stage for America’s wildlife conservation movement.
In this podcast, a panel of experts discuss the latest plan of attack for dealing with this major disease threat.
Meet an all-star cast of scientists who have secrets to share. Hosted by Faith Salie of NPR’s “Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me!,” the program features Museum curators Melanie Stiassny, an ichthyologist, and Mark Siddall, a parasitologist, as well as experimental psychologist Steven Pinker, and nanotech researcher Rich Robinson.