Monthly Archives: January 2015

Arctic Change 2014: Sharing Our New Knowledge with the World

Museum researchers joined the 1200 delegates of this vast conference to share their findings on diatoms, phytoplankton, algae and Arctic plants Continue reading

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Water from a stone?

One of our mineralogists, Paula Piilonen, writes about extracting water from a 34-million-year-old rock—an extremely rare find. Continue reading

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Adventures in Argentina, Part 2—A Zooarchaeological Conference in a Land of Great Natural Beauty

Scott Rufolo’s research travels let him drink in the marvels of nature while he tries to understand how animals contributed to the emergence of the first cities of ancient civilizations. Continue reading

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Our Collections Online: A Link to One Family’s History

By browsing our collections online, an Ontario family found traces—and memories—of their gift to the museum of a bird specimen more than 60 years ago. Continue reading

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The Brock Award for 2013

The Canadian Museum of Nature has a long history of research with expertise and leadership in species discovery and work in the Arctic. We continually produce new knowledge that is published in the scientific literature. Our scientific productivity in botany, … Continue reading

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