Where better to get natural-science story ideas than the Canadian Museum of Nature?
The museum is Canada's national natural history museum, with roots dating back more than 150 years. With numerous specialists on staff, the museum is renowned in the scientific community for exciting, break-through research. Many of the treasures in our more than 10-million-specimen collection are one-of-a-kind.
From the cleaning and mounting of a blue whale skeleton, to the discovery of a new genus of fossil carnivore, we have many exciting stories to tell.
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- My Visit to a New York City Basement
Interest in tools and techniques for care of tissue samples used for DNA research brought Roger Bull to the American Museum of Natural History, where he visited the Ambrose Monell Cryogenic Collection and its −160°C vats.
- Bird Nests: A Little-Known Collection
Birds' capacity for adaptation and perseverance helps them make a nest that can camouflage their young and keep them warm. Find out about the amazing bird-nest collection at the museum.
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Preparing for BODY WORLDS: Animal Inside Out —where you can explore anatomy through specimens and a Science Lounge.
Environmental monitoring, thanks to support from The McLean Foundation.