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2008-12-15 14:33:55

As polar bears adapt to a warming Arctic - frozen seascape that cleaves earlier each spring - they may find relief in an unlikely source: snow goose eggs.

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2008-12-12 15:53:36

Looking at the genes of the African dwarf crocodile, researchers found that the group—genetically speaking—comprises three distinct species rather than one.

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2008-10-16 09:55:00

New research from the American Museum of Natural History shows that specialized diets arose independently.

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2008-10-15 11:53:17

The American Museum of Natural History in New York is going into politics again this week with a new exhibition on climate change that curators say is an effort to separate fact from fear.

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2008-09-12 09:10:00

By the skin of their teeth 200 million years ago, dinosaurs defeated a fierce group of beasts competing for the right to rule the Earth, said scientists Tuesday.

2008-08-22 03:00:15

By Macdonald, Maritza Sloan, Heather; Miele, Eleanor; Powell, Wayne; Silvernail, David; Kinzler, Rosamond; Hong, Julia; Simon, Carmen ABSTRACT TRUST, or Teacher Renewal for Urban Science Teaching, is a National Science Foundation funded Earth science teacher preparation partnership between the American Museum of Natural History and Brooklyn and Lehman Colleges of the City University of New York.

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2008-07-10 08:20:00

Large-brained simians of the New and Old Worlds independently arose from smaller-brained ancestors

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2008-07-01 15:25:00

Herpetologists discover that a Malagasy chameleon spends most of its short life in an egg

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2008-06-11 13:00:00

Scientists have discovered that there are more bee species than previously thought.

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2008-06-09 13:15:00

New research from the American Museum of Natural History provides the first detailed study showing that global warming forces species to move up tropical mountains as their habitats shift upward.


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...

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