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NSF grant will improve digital access to museum vertebrate fossils

The Florida Museum of Natural History recently received a $500,000 collections grant from the National Science Foundation to improve online accessibility of vertebrate fossils in Florida. The grant will allow researchers to curate fossils from th...
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Austin, Bullen 2018 student research award winners named

The Florida Museum of Natural History recently announced the winners of the 2018 Austin Award and Bullen Award for student research and significant contributions to the development of museum collections and programs. The University Teaching Committee...

New butterfly species named for Field Museum’s Emily Graslie

As the Field Museum’s chief curiosity correspondent, Emily Graslie has plunged elbow-deep into wolf guts, dug up 52-million-year-old fish fossils and unpacked species classification using candy as stand-ins. Graslie gives the public behind-the-sce...