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Meet the Volunteers Who Have ‘Donated Their Bodies to Science’
June 20, 2016 · 1 Comment

by Gail Peterkin, HMNS Volunteer “Donate your body to science — volunteer at the Houston Museum of Natural Science!” Or so the tagline goes. Apparently, some volunteers have interpreted the phrase quite literally, and a number of volunteers have spent many years, if not decades, as HMNS volunteers. HMNS currently has 610 active volunteers at […]

The Bakker is back! Join renowned paleontologist Dr. Bob Bakker at Jurassic Jam this Saturday and Sunday
June 20, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

World-renowned paleontologist, curator of the new Morian Hall of Paleontology, consultant and character inspiration for the cult classic Jurassic Park: Dr. Bob Bakker is back in Houston and lighting up the halls of HMNS this weekend at Jurassic Jam. The two-day event includes an adoption party at at the Museum Store, arts and crafts in […]

Ecoteen Myria Perez earns Girl Scouts’ highest honor — and a congrats from the Mayor — for collaboration with HMNS
January 8, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

Editor’s note: Museum volunteer and Ecoteen Myria Perez was recognized by Mayor Annise Parker on Friday after earning the Girl Scouts’ highest honor for her work with HMNS. Perez collaborated with the HMNS paleontology department to construct a Permian-period touch cart using specimens that she helped uncover at our dig site in Seymour, Texas. We […]

Big bites with the big guy: Grab breakfast with Dr. Bakker this Saturday
November 6, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

You’ve probably heard what today is by now: Finnish/Swedish Heritage Day! Just kidding. It is a day for celebrating Finnish Swedes and Swedish Finns (not Swedish Fish) — but it’s also Election Day, if you hadn’t gathered. If you’re as over-saturated by the election as we are at this point (we are about on par […]



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