New study, led by scientists at the American Museum of Natural History, shows that living sharks are actually quite advanced in evolutionary terms, despite having retained their basic “sharkiness” over millions of years.
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Museum Curator John Sparks and Research Associates David Gruber (CUNY) and Vincent Pieribone (John B. Pierce Laboratory - Yale) as they discuss their research on fish biofluorescence in the deep sea.
Mary Blair, the assistant director for research and strategic planning at the Museum’s Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, writes from the field during her spring expedition to Vietnam.
If you want to spoil budding paleontologists, says Alexander Kellner, co-curator of the new Pterosaurs exhibition, send them on their first dig to the Romualdo Formation in the Araripe Basin, in northeastern Brazil.
The 2014 Webby Award nominees are in, and the Museum’s The Power of Poison: Be a Detective iPad app has gotten a nod from the Academy (the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, that is). Now we need your vote.
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