1. We Are All Stardust

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    Join Dr. Philipp Heck and his team at the Field Museum's Robert A. Pritzker Center for Meteoritics and Polar Studies in their quest for presolar grains - cosmic stardust older than our Solar System!

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    • The Naming of the Shrew

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      With Field Museum researcher Julian Kerbis Peterhans and post doc Terry Demos, Bernard "Risky" Agwanda untangles the stories of mammalian evolution in eastern Africa. In the process, they may have…

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      • Variety is the Spice of Lice

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        What's there to love about lice? In the course of studying evolution, Dr. Jason Weckstein has become fascinated by the diversity of these little insects, and what that diversity means for understanding…

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        • Bat calls from Kenya

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          MacArthur Curator of mammals Bruce Patterson and research associate Paul Webala (Moi University, Kenya) are working together to get a better understanding of Kenya's bat diversity. As part of their…

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          • My life as a Malacologist

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            A malacologist is a person who studies clams and snails. But what drives this person to become an expert in these enigmatic and fascinating organisms? Join Dr. Rüdiger Bieler in this behind the scenes…

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            • Field Museum Summer Internships

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              During the summertime the Field Museum opens its world class natural history and cultural collections and laboratories to over one hundred interns. Learn more about what is available and how to join…

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              • Out Takes 2011

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                Being in front of the camera is always an experience. During the first season of The Field Revealed series, staff members from the Museum shared their stories with us and also left behind some candid…

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                • Plant Mounting

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                  When botanists from The Field Museum collect plants in the field, before archiving them in the collections, these plants need to be prepared and mounted properly. The latter is Darlene's job. Although…

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                  • Cloud Rat

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                    Philippine researcher Danny Balete and Curator of Mammals Larry Heaney have been working together in the Phillipines for many years. Join Danny and Larry as they look at a cloud rat specimen that…

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                    • The X-Ray Fluorescence Lab

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                      Researchers from The Field Museum's Anthropology Department joined forces to study Maya Obsidian using a portable X-Ray fluorescence spectrometer. The use of new and non-destructive technologies has…

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