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Sweeping modern exterior of the Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation.
Alvaro Keding/© AMNH

Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation

Hailed internationally as a soaring architectural achievement, and housing world-class scientific research facilities, next-generation classrooms, and innovative exhibitions, the Museum’s highly anticipated Gilder Center will open to the public on May 4, 2023. 

Researchers Find Extinct Squirrel-like Species Paleontologists have described three new small squirrel-like species that place a poorly understood Mesozoic group of animals firmly... September 10, 2014 Drivers of Rich Bird Biodiversity in Neotropics An international team of researchers is challenging a commonly held view that explains how so many species of birds came to inhabit... September 10, 2014 Nature's Fury: The Science of Natural Disasters Opening at the American Museum of Natural History on November 15, Nature’s Fury: The Science of Natural Disasters will uncover the... September 3, 2014 Study Led by Indigenous People Uncovers Grizzly Bear 'Highway' A novel, First Nations-led research collaboration has revealed a previously undocumented grizzly bear aggregation in coastal British... July 16, 2014 Mammoth Calf Mummies Yield Trove of Insights Three-dimensional scans of two mummified newborn woolly mammoths recovered from the Siberian Arctic are revealing previously inaccessible... July 8, 2014 New Scent-based Messaging Platform Demonstrated at AMNH The first international scent messages were exchanged today between the American Museum of Natural History and the Le Laboratoire... June 17, 2014 New Order of Marine Creatures Discovered 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,... May 7, 2014 DNA of NYC Students Reveals Microcosm of the World The 200 college students who provided DNA samples in February 2014 for the New York City Student Ancestry Project led by The City... April 23, 2014 Shark Fossil Reveals New Insights into Jaw Evolution The skull of a newly discovered 325-million-year-old shark-like species suggests that early cartilaginous and bony fishes have more... April 16, 2014 Scientists Discover Four-eyed Daddy Longlegs Fossil Living harvestmen—a group of arachnids more commonly known as daddy longlegs—have a single pair of eyes. But new research indicates... April 10, 2014 Skulls of Red and Giant Pandas Provide Insight into Coexistence New research on the skulls of red pandas and giant pandas provides further explanation as to why the two species—which are not closely... April 9, 2014 Fish Flashing Patterns Might Facilitate Mating The new research indicates that bioluminescence—a phenomenon in which animals generate visible light through a chemical reaction—could... March 3, 2014
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