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Ready, set, STEM! 2016 HMNS Outreach programs focus on physical fitness!
January 12, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

Get yourself in gear this summer with the Houston Museum of Natural Science and our Science Start Outreach programs! It’s never too early to register for these super fun educational activities. Take the first steps to physical fitness by understanding how the human body works and how it compares to other animals with our brand […]

Dipsy the Diplodocus is back at HMNS!
March 11, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

After a 2 year absence, “Dipsy” the Diplodocus is back at HMNS!  Making it’s debut back in 1975, Dipsy was the first dinosaur to call HMNS home. In 2013, our Diplodocus was de-installed from its original place in the Glassell Hall and sent off for a much needed spa retreat in Utah. While there, the […]

A Q&A to the Diplodocus degree: HMNS skeletons still inspire after 110 years
January 21, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

Editor’s Note: Sometimes, you ask us questions on Facebook or Twitter that require a bit more than just a pithy response. So .. we wrangle the experts to get to the heart of the matter for you. You’re welcome. Q: A write-up on another Diplodocus says that the forelimbs and hands on all the Carnegie […]

Looking Back…
July 4, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

In case you were wondering about notable science events that occurred the week of July 4th… photo credit: Lathyrus Ready for the clone wars? On July 5th, 1996, Dolly the sheep was born. Dolly was the first mammal to be cloned from an adult somatic cell. Dolly lived her entire life at the Roslin Institute […]



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