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Book List: The Amazon and Rainforests
November 2, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

The Museum currently has an exhibition titled Spirits and Headhunters: Vanishing Worlds of the Amazon, so this month’s books feature the rainforest and the Amazon. For over 40,000 years, people have lived in the rainforests, hunting, gathering food and raising vegetables in addition to using the tropical plants for medicine, without harming their environment. Today, […]

Happy Birthday Year!
July 17, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

Almost everyone knows what a birthday party is, how delicious birthday cake is (especially if it’s of the ice cream variety), and may even know the joy of giving and receiving a birthday present. But did you know that this year is HMNS’ 100th birthday? The Houston Museum of Natural Science provides a center stage […]

Constructing the Genghis Khan Exhibit
March 3, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

Int he weeks leading up to the exhibit opening, most of the Collections staff at the Museum, not to mention all of the exhibits guys, were totally immersed in the installation of the new Genghis Khan exhibit.  With the exception of Antarctica, the Collections and Exhibits staffs have worked with people from every continent on the globe.  […]



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