Monthly Archives: July 2015

An Exceptional Antarctic Scientist

A privilege to discover the work of eminent scientists. Continue reading

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Nature Inside and Out

How are species identified? Let us tell you about some indispensable tools. Continue reading

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Tiny Clams That Thrive in Dry Ponds

Follow students Shan Leung and James Darling as they identify Herrington’s fingernail clam, a tiny mollusc on the museum’s property. Continue reading

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Need Inspiration? Come See Our Collections!

How art and science come together to make nature shine! Continue reading

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The Landscapes of Canada Gardens

A place to play, explore and relax: the museum is installing an outdoor plant “gallery”. Continue reading

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Finders are not Keepers

Kieran Shepherd, the museum’s Curator of Palaeobiology, explains the arrival in our fossil collection of a new palaeo star named Tiktaalik. Continue reading

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Lady Luck visits the Alberta badlands

Hard work pays off for palaeontologist Dr. Jordan Mallon and his team as they find some horned dinosaur fossils and a large bonebed. Continue reading

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