Image of the Day: Bacterial Blues
Image of the Day: Bacterial Blues
A photograph of microbes producing the antibiotic actinorhodin is one of many images on display at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History this winter.
Image of the Day: Bacterial Blues
Image of the Day: Bacterial Blues

A photograph of microbes producing the antibiotic actinorhodin is one of many images on display at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History this winter.

A photograph of microbes producing the antibiotic actinorhodin is one of many images on display at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History this winter.

Natural History Museum
Saw-toothed Dinos
Saw-toothed Dinos
Amanda B. Keener | Jul 29, 2015
Microscopic analysis of carnivorous dinosaur teeth reveals specialized serrated edges.
Renard's Menagerie
Renard's Menagerie
Abby Olena | Jan 1, 2014
Some of the fantastical marine life depicted in a rare, 18th-century book
Fantastical Fish, circa 1719
Fantastical Fish, circa 1719
Abby Olena | Jan 1, 2014
A collection of colorful drawings compiled by publisher Louis Renard sheds light on eighteenth-century science.
The World in a Cabinet, 1600s
Sabrina Richards | Apr 1, 2012
A 17th century Danish doctor arranges a museum of natural history oddities in his own home.
University Trims the Fat
Cristina Luiggi | Feb 28, 2012
To save money, an Iowa university will shut down its natural history museum and K–12 teacher-training center.
Darwin Day Celebrations
Edyta Zielinska | Feb 13, 2012
As institutions around the world start celebrations of Darwin Day, New York reveals a digitized catalog of Darwin’s scientific manuscripts.
Europe Funding Illegal Israeli Lab
Bob Grant | Jan 23, 2012
Critics are shaming the European Commission for directing research funds to a laboratory operating in the occupied West Bank.
The beauty of fish bones
Jennifer Welsh | Jul 15, 2010
Dead fish find new life in a new exhibit at the Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences.