Our scientific experts have the skills to conduct collection-based research in
- zoology (animals)
- palaeobiology (fossils)
- mineralogy (minerals)
- botany (plants).
The museum also supports the research activities of many independent scientists who have intensive working relationships with our staff and collections.
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- Pyrite Disease: Keeping Fool’s Gold Challenges Museums
Christian Capehart reports on the museum’s efforts to prevent the occurrence and spread of a mineral malady: pyrite disease.
- Triceratops skull delivers a Wow! of a Christmas gift
Alan McDonald reports that after almost 90 years in the museum’s collections, a Triceratops skull delivers a Wow! of a Christmas gift.