Peers & Papers

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...
luna moth caterpillar

Luna moth caterpillars vs. brown anoles

Luna moth larva showing protective spines. Florida Museum photo by Andrei Sourakov Florida Museum researcher Andrei Sourakov recently published a paper in t...
diagram of related individuals

A new look at kinship

The Florida Museum's Bill Keegan, curator of Caribbean Archaeology, co-authored a paper asking bioarchaeologists to reevaluate traditional assumptions about kin...