Quantcast

Latest American Museum of Natural History Stories

c3380abb88120b9ad6eedc7776db3cc61
2009-05-19 15:10:00

The remarkably preserved fossil remains of a lemur-like, 47-million-year-old creature was unveiled amid great fanfare at the American Museum of Natural History in New York on Tuesday.

709b805b9d710445a7335297df33d21f1
2009-04-17 09:39:18

Records test competing theories about the evolution of local species.

2009-04-10 08:08:11

French and Chinese blue glass, Dutch layered glass, Baltic amber: roughly 70,000 beads manufactured all over the world have been excavated at one of the Spanish empire's remotest outposts, the Santa Catalina de Guale Mission.

448b6721360b1c322e19f115e655bc001
2009-03-24 09:24:27

Yes, according to a new fossil discovery in Montana's Homer Site.

0a12fff5b8ae144bb7ac1b9a599da2d61
2009-03-03 16:47:52

Researchers studying a type of fish that once lived in what is now Kansas and Oklahoma have discovered a 300-million-year-old fossilized brain.

e39e9338c94fe5a779b44c126ef99ffc1
2009-02-04 15:30:00

An international team of scientists announced Wednesday the discovery in northern Colombia of fossil remains of the largest snake ever known to have lived.

3aea112518b12de50d62696fe49d10351
2009-01-21 15:49:56

A new species of fish from tropical South America is confirming suspected roots to the loricariid catfish family tree.

8d836c5a7fdea208b460f5440e06cf461
2009-01-12 13:38:37

Atlas of Scanning Electron Microscope Images of the Book Lung Published by the American Museum of Natural History

69c6889960612c10439b7320e2c2799c1
2008-12-22 13:36:37

Even though the most deadly form of malaria for humans, Plasmodium falciparum, has been linked to malaria found in chimpanzees, this group has been fairly isolated on the malarial family tree — until now.

ff7a4fb10a612a33d0f272e2f9a26e5d1
2008-12-16 15:32:58

Seeing the shape of material around black holes for first time.


Latest American Museum of Natural History Reference Libraries

2014-04-22 14:52:09

Edwin Harris Colbert (September 28, 1905 – November 15, 2001), known as “Ned” to his friends and colleagues, was a distinguished American Paleontologist. He helped popularize the study of dinosaurs through his prolific research, writings, and 40 years of work as a curator at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Colbert was born in Clarinda, Iowa, but moved to Maryville, Missouri during infancy. Like many young children, and most of his predecessors and contemporaries,...

Barnum Brown
2013-10-14 11:03:30

Barnum Brown (February 12, 1873 – February 5, 1963) was an American Paleontologist best known for his contributions to the American Museum of Natural History, and his discovery of the first documented Tyrannosaurus rex remains. Brown was known less as a published paleontologist and more often as an energetic excavator, perhaps the greatest fossil collector of all time. Barnum Brown was born in Carbondale, Kansas, and was named after P.T. Barnum – of traveling circus fame, but no...

More Articles (2 articles) »
Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
Related