Using time-honored methods and new innovations, researchers today can tackle much broader questions about life on Earth.
The Museum has come a long way in the past 100 years. Fieldwork and collecting remain as important today as in the past, while new technologies allow researchers to explore the natural world in ways past scientists could not imagine. Big Data and collaborations with partners near and far allow a new scale of scientific discovery. Today more than ever, scientists recognize the power of collections to help unlock life’s mysteries.