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New Study Doubles the Estimate of Bird Species in the World New research suggests that there are about 18,000 bird species in the world—nearly twice as many as previously thought. December 12, 2016 Ice Age Vertebrates Had Mixed Responses to Climate Change New research examines how vertebrate species in the eastern United States ranging from snakes to mammals to birds responded to climate... December 6, 2016 Think Like an Explorer with New American Museum of Natural History App Today the American Museum of Natural History launched Explorer, an updated app that lets visitors personalize their onsite experience... November 22, 2016 ¡Cuba! Opens at the American Museum of Natural History Cuba is a place of exceptional biodiversity and cultural richness, and now a new bilingual exhibition at the American Museum of Natural... November 21, 2016 Shelf Life Launches Second Season with Adventures Around the Globe For its second season, which launches today, the American Museum of Natural History’s behind-the-scenes web series Shelf Life packs... November 1, 2016 Jaguar Scat Study Suggests Restricted Movement Between Areas of Conservation Importance in Mesoamerica A research group led by the American Museum of Natural History and global wild cat conservation organization Panthera has published... October 26, 2016 Common U.S. Snake Actually Three Different Species New research reveals that a snake found across a huge swath of the Eastern United States is actually three different species. October 5, 2016 Detonating White Dwarfs as Supernovae A new mathematical model created by astrophysicists at the American Museum of Natural History details a way that dead stars called... October 4, 2016 American Museum of Natural History Awarded Over $6 Million from NASA to Visualize Current Exploration of the Cosmos The science visualization team at the American Museum of Natural History has started work on an open source software platform to... September 7, 2016 American Museum of Natural History Internship Program Celebrates 20th Anniversary This summer, while many of their peers are starting traditional, office-based internships, more than 30 local young adults will be... August 1, 2016 Scorpions Have Similar Tastes in Burrow Architecture New research on the burrows of scorpions in diverse environments finds that these predatory arachnids build strikingly similar architectural... June 21, 2016 Bioluminescence Evolved at Least 29 Times in Marine Fishes Alone New research shows that bioluminescence—a phenomenon in which organisms generate visible light through a chemical reaction—has evolved... June 8, 2016
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