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Dispatches from the Gulf: Film examines the effects of Deepwater Horizon oil spill
February 8, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

The 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster may no longer be a buzzword in the media, but the effects of history’s largest oil spill on the ecosystem of the Gulf of Mexico are still on the minds of marine scientists around the world. Gulf seafood seems to be recovering, but biologists are keeping a close eye to […]

Sharks are now oversharing…but you will want to follow them!
February 22, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

Young or old, nature lover or couch potato—everyone has some fascination with sharks. HMNS is bringing in some great opportunities to learn about these predators who have dominated the oceans for millions of years. Leading shark researchers will be at HMNS during the next two weeks to share the latest information on our local sharks in the […]

Send your girls careening toward a career in hard sciences with HMNS summer camps
May 26, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

Let your young lady soar with HMNS’ Careers in Science program, designed to encourage girls to explore, well, careers in science! The Careers in Science curriculum offers three classes: Paleontology, Biology and Chemistry. At the Paleontology class, participants meet off-site and dig into history to uncover 45 million-year-old fossils from locations on the banks of […]

The Eyes Have It: Evolutionary Development and DNA
March 2, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

Today’s guest blogger is Neal Immega. He has a Ph.D. in Paleontology and is a Master Docent here at HMNS. In his post below – originally printed in the Museum’s volunteer newsletter – Neal discusses Evolution Development and DNA. Popular media crime shows, like CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, show amazing applications of DNA technology. For […]



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