Research posts main content.

Research posts

Research posts Is the Northern Cardinal One Species, Or Many? Research from Museum scientists analyzed genetics and songs to see if Northern Cardinal populations are different species. December 13, 2018 Research posts Ancient DNA Reveals Extinct Jamaican Monkey Related to South American Species New research from Museum scientists found that Xenothrix mcgregori was most closely related to South America’s titi monkeys. November 15, 2018 Research posts Within Ape Species, Varied Skull Shapes Reflect Genetic History By analyzing ape genetics and skull shapes, a new study by Museum researchers found an evolutionary pattern that could aid th... November 2, 2018 Research posts Dinosaurs Had Colored Eggs, New Study Shows Researchers find the first evidence of colored eggs in eggshell samples belonging to Eumaniraptoran dinosaurs. October 31, 2018 Research posts The Key to Understanding Microbiome Evolution? Scientists Look to Bats Bats’ bacteria can offer researchers insight into the evolutionary history of mammals’ microbiomes, which may inform human he... September 19, 2018 Research posts When Did Human Feet Become “Made for Walking”? Researchers have found evidence of feet adapted for bipedal locomotion in a 4.4-million-year-old human ancestor. August 17, 2018 Research posts Study Sheds Light on Mysterious Glowing Fireworms Seen by Christopher Columbus A bioluminescent mating display by Bermuda fireworms, which only occurs after the full Moon in summer and fall, is thought to... August 8, 2018 Research posts What Copper Found in Georgia Tells Us About Trade Among Ancient Native Americans New research traces a 4,000-year-old copper band found on St. Catherines Island off the coast of Georgia to the Great Lakes r... July 30, 2018 Research posts Largest Dinosaur Foot Ever Found Belonged to Brachiosaurus Relative New research on a 1-meter-wide “Bigfoot” fossil foot found in Wyoming also confirms that these sauropods inhabited a larger r... July 24, 2018 Research posts A New Way to Study Extinct Animals’ Diets A one-size-fits-all assumption for analyzing ancient plant-eating mammals’ diets has been used for decades. Museum researcher... June 27, 2018 Research posts New Species of Snail-Eating Snakes Discovered in Ecuador and Peru Modified jaws let these snakes slurp their favorite food. June 14, 2018 Research posts Study Finds Some Malaria Parasites May Need New Names Researchers discover deadly malaria genus Plasmodium includes several distantly related groups. May 23, 2018
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ... 18