RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Museum of Natural History

A collection of news and information related to Museum of Natural History published by this site and its partners.

Top Museum of Natural History Articles

Displaying items 1-11
  • New discovery in Arctic is a very old clam

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska The rapidly thawing Arctic Ocean may be a new frontier but some of the latest news from there concerns a clam that is believed to date back more than a million years. Some bivalves retrieved from the ocean depths during a 2010 mapping...
  • The great fear of the great outdoors

    The great fear of the great outdoors
    Americans find ourselves in a period — arguably, the first in our nation's history — when our unease about being in nature is coming to outweigh our desire for it. We have a growing intolerance for inconvenience, a feeling well captured by the...
  • Goodbyes abound in 'Night at the Museum' as trilogy comes to an end

    "Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb," otherwise known as "Night at the Museum 3," rates as more determinedly heartfelt than the first and not as witty as the second (and best). Also, no Amy Adams as Amelia Earhart in jodhpurs this time around....
  • Review: 'Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb'

    Review: 'Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb'
    "Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb," otherwise known as "Night at the Museum 3," rates as more determinedly heartfelt than the first and not as witty as the second (and best). Also, no Amy Adams as Amelia Earhart in jodhpurs this time around....
  • This 'Museum' piece is as funny as a tomb

    There's a mildly amusing Pompeii gag midway through "Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb." It involves a scale model toy Roman soldier Steve Coogan and his Old West cowboy pal (Owen Wilson) and a monkey in need of extinguishing a model volcano's fire....
  • Fire forces evacuation of New York's American Museum of Natural History

    Fire forces evacuation of New York's American Museum of Natural History
    Priceless exhibits at the American Museum of Natural History were threatened when a blaze broke out on the fourth floor on Friday afternoon, the New York Daily News reported. The flames were reported about 3:30 p.m. and were extinguished by firefighters...
  • Gang studio selected for NYC museum design expansion

    Gang studio selected for NYC museum design expansion
    Chicago architect Jeanne Gang and her firm, Studio Gang Architects, have been selected to design a major expansion of the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. The six-story, $325 million addition, which has yet to be designed and which...
  • Facing an epidemic of mislabeled seafood

    Facing an epidemic of mislabeled seafood
    In 2004, a team of scientists in my research lab, then at the University of North Carolina, used DNA sequencing to show that at least 60% of fish sold as red snapper in markets across the U.S. were mislabeled and were other species. The seafood industry...
  • City's surfing past on display at Historical Society

    City's surfing past on display at Historical Society
    Delray Beach was the hub for Palm Beach County surfers in the mid-1960s. Boards were hand crafted downtown. World-class talent shared the swells with locals. The now-defunct Delray Beach News Journal ran a "Hang Ten" column. "A lot of great stories come...
  • For 150th game Saturday, Lafayette, Lehigh take on Manhattan

    For 150th game Saturday, Lafayette, Lehigh take on Manhattan
    As soon as junior Veronica Lloyd's classes at Lafayette College end at 3:30 p.m. Friday, she'll hop in a car and head to New York City, where she and her friends have booked a room near Times Square. Lloyd is among the multitude of students and alumni...
  • Taking the Kids -- and lighting up your holidays

    Taking the Kids -- and lighting up your holidays
    Is it possible? Is it possible there is something everyone in your gang will enjoy this holiday season, no matter what their ages -- even the I-don't-want-to-go-anywhere-with-you teens? Even better, you're guaranteed not to bust the holiday gift budget...