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Saw-toothed Dinos

By Amanda B. Keener | July 29, 2015

Microscopic analysis of carnivorous dinosaur teeth reveals specialized serrated edges.

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Fantastical Fish, circa 1719

By Abby Olena | January 1, 2014

A collection of colorful drawings compiled by publisher Louis Renard sheds light on eighteenth-century science.

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Renard's Menagerie

By Abby Olena | January 1, 2014

Some of the fantastical marine life depicted in a rare, 18th-century book

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The World in a Cabinet, 1600s

By Sabrina Richards | April 1, 2012

A 17th century Danish doctor arranges a museum of natural history oddities in his own home.

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University Trims the Fat

By Cristina Luiggi | February 28, 2012

To save money, an Iowa university will shut down its natural history museum and K–12 teacher-training center.

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Darwin Day Celebrations

By Edyta Zielinska | February 13, 2012

As institutions around the world start celebrations of Darwin Day, New York reveals a digitized catalog of Darwin’s scientific manuscripts.

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Europe Funding Illegal Israeli Lab

By Bob Grant | January 23, 2012

Critics are shaming the European Commission for directing research funds to a laboratory operating in the occupied West Bank.

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The beauty of fish bones

By Jennifer Welsh | July 15, 2010

Dead fish find new life in a new exhibit at the Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences.

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