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No Bones About It: Forensic Workshop Provides Evidence for an Awesome New CSI Summer Camp
May 23, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

At the Houston Museum of Natural Science, we understand the value of education, as it is an integral part of our overall mission. The value placed on education extends to museum employees as well. Whether through offering CPR training to employees or encouraging participation in continuing education in disciplines in which they are already trained, […]

Spider Crimes: the Worst Halloween Decorations on the Shelf, Scientifically Speaking
October 16, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

by Melissa Hudnall September comes and I am shaken to the core with fear. I know what’s coming. No, I don’t mean winter, I mean another year of dismembered bodies and deformed figures. Can I handle the pain in their hurt eyes? Then it happens; I see the first hint of a hairy leg. My […]

HIPS HIPS HURRAY! [Dimetrodon Fossil Update]
August 17, 2011 · 5 Comments

Your HMNS field crew and lab staff score the missing pelvis! Willie the Dimetrodon continues to command the attention of your Paleo Dept. personnel. In May through June, David Temple led an intrepid crew who gently lifted the plaster jacket containing Willie’s torso, shoulder and rump. Local ranchers Donny Gale and Gary Max Coltharp once […]

Dimetrodon sighting
June 17, 2008 · 1 Comment

In search of it’s next meal, a very rare young Dimetrodon stumbles upon a group of working paleontologists…surprised, its fin stands straight up in a threat display, and it’s front two killing fangs are poised for action… Juuuuuust kidding. They’re really much bigger than that. Luckily for our paleontologists, I’m just kidding – this is not a […]



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