The How and Why of Colorful Feathers
Equal parts ornithologist and evolutionary biologist, Assistant Ornithology Curator Dr. Allison Shultz has been investigating two questions throughout her research career: how are birds colorful, and why are birds colorful.
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Mind-Blown Science: The Ant-decapitating Fly
Violence in the insect world: a new type of ant decapitation
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Woolly Rhino Fossil with Xiaoming Wang
Our researchers make exciting discoveries all over the world
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Our Expert on Birds
Dr. Allison Shultz, Assistant Curator of Ornithology, comments on an alarming study.
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My Dinosaur Dig
Every year, NHM researchers (and sometimes, office folk like myself) make their way to an exclusive Utah dig site to unearth more and more dinosaur bones.
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Hispanic Heritage Month: Seaver Center Highlight
The company that built L.A, brick by brick.
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Oceans Online
Digitization of collections unlocks climate clues.
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The Accidental Community Science of Security Cameras
How security cameras help document wildlife in backyards.
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Tiny Marine Marvels
DISCO collects specimens down by the docks
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