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Posted: September 10, 2021

Conservation and Chemistry: George Washington Carver's Scientific Impact Extends Beyond Peanuts

While George Washington Carver is known for creating peanut plant products, his contributions related to botany, conversation, soil chemistry, and agriculture are what made a lasting impact.

Conservation and Chemistry: George Washington Carver's Scientific Impact Extends Beyond Peanuts
Posted: September 3, 2021

Question Your World: How Do Scientists Know Where One Specific Mammoth Traveled?

Recently scientists reconstructed the prehistoric travel log of a wooly mammoth that lived in Alaska more than 17,000 years ago by applying present-day knowledge to the geologic past.

Question Your World: How Do Scientists Know Where One Specific Mammoth Traveled?
Posted: July 28, 2021

What’s in a Name: The Science behind What We Call Things

Juliet may have thought names were arbitrary, but scientifically, names play an important role by placing order on our world by helping us differentiate between things. So how does science go about assigning names?

What’s in a Name: The Science behind What We Call Things
Posted: June 23, 2021

Pride in Paleontology: Highlighting LGBTQ+ Scientists

As the Museum enters our summer of dinosaurs, Pride Month seems like the perfect time to highlight some LGBTQ+ professionals within the field of paleontology.

Pride in Paleontology: Highlighting LGBTQ+ Scientists
Posted: May 10, 2021

Question Your World: Why Have Ancient Rats and Cats Been in the Science News Lately?

Recent excavations raise some big questions about understanding our planet’s biological history. It's a great reminder that life on Earth may seem wild now, but it’s got a pretty wild past, too!

Question Your World: Why Have Ancient Rats and Cats Been in the Science News Lately?