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13 Freaky finds at HMNS
October 29, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

Tentacles, bodies and skeletons, oh my! No matter how beautiful or how vital to the history of natural science and life on Earth, some things are just a little freaky. Check out this short list of our top 13 strange, weird and scary artifacts housed in the permanent halls of the Houston Museum of Natural […]

Are we there yet? Dr. John Kappelman discusses Africa and the human evolutionary journey at HMNS
May 6, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

In the history of mankind, there have been three major migrations: two of these happened a long time ago, and one (of the “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” type) happened in our own lifetime.¬† About 1.8 million years ago, hominids we call Homo erectus ventured outside Africa, wandering into Europe […]

Explore Evolution with Lucy’s Legacy
July 13, 2009 · 15 Comments

Lucy’s Legacy, an exhibition featuring¬†the world’s most famous fossil, recently opened at Discovery Times Square Exposition in Times Square, New York. The exhibit will remain on display until October 25, 2009. The Lucy exhibit has been an exciting catalyst for discovery, discussion, and debate within the scientific community. In this series of blogs, Dirk presents […]


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