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New Study Suggests that Last Common Ancestor of Humans and Apes was Smaller than Thought New research suggests that the last common ancestor of apes—including great apes and humans—was much smaller than previously thought,... October 12, 2017 New Study Combines Biology, Anthropology, and Economics for More Complete Picture of Illegal Wildlife Trade Wildlife trade represents a major threat to endangered species, especially in Southeast Asia, where illegal trade is widespread despite... October 11, 2017 American Museum of Natural History Begins Major Project to Restore and Update Historic Northwest Coast Hall The American Museum of Natural History announced a multi-year project to update, restore, and conserve the Northwest Coast Hall and... September 25, 2017 Early Trilobites had Stomachs, New Fossil Study Shows Exceptionally preserved trilobite fossils from China, dating back to more than 500 million years ago, have revealed new insights... September 21, 2017 Scientists Recover Nova First Spotted 600 Years Ago by Korean Astrologers A new study pinpoints the location of a nova first spotted nearly 600 years ago that now undergoes smaller-scale “dwarf nova” eruptions. August 30, 2017 Scientists Challenge Next-generation Sequencing Dogma Next-generation sequencing has revolutionized the biological sciences, but a study published today in the journal Scientific Reports... July 31, 2017 Extinct South American Mammal That Stumped Darwin Takes Its Place on Tree of Life For the first time, scientists have recovered ancient DNA from one of the more puzzling species to have lived during the last ice... June 27, 2017 The American Museum of Natural History Announces Inside You Inside You explores the rapidly evolving science that is revolutionizing how we view human health. June 21, 2017 Citizen Scientists Uncover Cold New World Near the Sun A new citizen-science tool released earlier this year to help astronomers pinpoint new worlds lurking in the outer reaches of our... June 2, 2017 Fossil Insect Study Suggests That Los Angeles Climate Has Been Relatively Stable for at Least 50,000 Years Research based on more than 180 fossil insects preserved in the La Brea Tar Pits of Los Angeles indicate that the climate in what... May 24, 2017 For a Green Alga, Spotted Salamanders are Stressful Hosts New research shows how two drastically different organisms—a green alga and the spotted salamander—get along as cellular roommates. May 2, 2017 Special Exhibition Mummies Opens at The American Museum of Natural History The upcoming exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History will shed new light on ancient mummies that have been recently... March 16, 2017
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