Daniel Rosado
Mai-Lan Trinh
Candace Dilworth
An update from the field.

Follow The Dystrophaeus Project on Facebook for info on one of our many paleo projects.
An update from the field Follow The Dystrophaeus Project on Facebook for

The Dystrophaeus Project

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Jim Breitinger
Natural History Museum of Utah posted on 07/17/2017
Natural History Museum of Utah posted on 07/17/2017

Entomologist Christy Bills

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Natural History Museum of Utah
Marcy Rizzi
We live in an amazing place, with so many great things to do!
We live in an amazing place with so many great things to do

Top 10 things to do in and around Salt Lake City

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Michael Langlois
Natural History Museum of Utah posted on 07/14/2017
Natural History Museum of Utah posted on 07/14/2017

Summer at NHMU

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Kriste Goble
John Wathen
David Rodriguez
Join us at the Fred and Ila Rose Fife Wetland Preserve on the Jordan River on Saturday, July 29, between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. for a Bioblitz!

By volunteering as a citizen scientist, you will help our team find and identify the wild plants and animals living in these open spaces managed by Salt Lake City. The data you gather using the iNaturalist app will help guide the management and... View more »
Join us at the Fred and Ila Rose Fife Wetland Preserve on

Jordan River SLC Neighborhood Naturalists

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Join Lisbeth Louderback from the Natural History Museum of Utah and Bruce Pavlik from Red Bute Garden in Blanding to hear about Utah's ancient potato--the oldest found in North America.

Their talk: "The Four Corners Potato: Conserving an ancient food from southern Utah"

More details on their research:

Ground stone tools releasing starch granules of the Four Corners potato, Solanum jamesii,... View more »
Join Lisbeth Louderback from the Natural History Museum of Utah and Bruce

A talk on Utah's 11,000 year-old Potato

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Rimedi Biologici
Natural History Museum of Utah posted on 07/12/2017
Natural History Museum of Utah posted on 07/12/2017

Giant iceberg splits from Antarctic

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Rebecca Roe Hale
Rhonda Cash
Thomas Es Thomas
A blend of Christian and Old Norse beliefs are depicted in many of the artifacts on display at Vikings: Beyond the Legend.

These 34 gilded pendants each have a fishtail shape and are adorned with crosses, possibly alluding to the fish as a symbol of Christ. They are on display next to a box-shaped brooch that displays other motifs that originate from Old Norse tradition.

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A blend of Christian and Old Norse beliefs are depicted in many

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Patricia Street
Nola Van Wagenen
Tim-Janeal Burgert
Diane Watts
Downy Adams
Suezie Valverde
Natural History Museum of Utah posted on 07/06/2017
Natural History Museum of Utah posted on 07/06/2017

In Neanderthal DNA, Signs of a Mysterious Human Migration

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Nancy Cooper Atkinson
Martin Schultz
More on the potato research being led by NHMU's Lisbeth Louderback
More on the potato research being led by NHMU's Lisbeth Louderback

Did potato cultivation begin in Utah's Escalante Valley 11,000 years ago?

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Jim O'Malley
Tim-Janeal Burgert
Julie Ashley
Happy birthday America, and happy Fourth everyone!!

We are open today: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Happy birthday America and happy Fourth everyone

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Josem Muro
Carolyn Donnell
Odilia Junca Simon
Jean Tau'a
Matt Champion
Linda Marion
Read about Vikings in this National Geographic article. Then, during this long Fourth of July weekend see Viking artifacts, learn more, and enjoy NHMU as we host Vikings: Beyond the Legend, our current special exhibition.
Read about Vikings in this National Geographic article Then during this long

What You Don’t Know About the Vikings

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Let’s jump ahead a half century with our #TBT posts. From the black and white images of the Cummings Expeditions at the turn of the century, we now focus on vibrant Kodachrome slides that recorded archaeological expeditions in Utah’s west desert in the 1950s.

Pictured here is an expedition led by the acclaimed archaeologist, Jesse Jennings (center with glasses). If you’ve visited NHMU, you... View more »
Let’s jump ahead a half century with our TBT posts From the

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Linda Griffen
Margaret Metz
Joe Bauman
Last chance to register for 4th-5th grade Ultimate Camp Experiences! Registration closes on Tuesday.

From July 10-14, your kids will experience so much—from ropes courses and rock climbing, to panning for gold, live animals, and science experiments. It truly is the ultimate summer camp!

Follow the link for more info.
Last chance to register for 4th 5th grade Ultimate Camp Experiences Registration

NHMU Summer Camp 2017 for 4th–5th Grade

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Meet one of our #Vikings, Jarl Valdemar. If you've visited Vikings: Beyond the Legend at NHMU, you might have already had the pleasure in person.

Vikings roam the exhibit telling Norse tales and introducing guests to what life was like for these mysterious seafarers, farmers, traders, and plunderers.

Appearances vary, but your best chance to catch them are on Saturdays from 12 p.m. to 4... View more »
Meet one of our Vikings Jarl Valdemar If you've visited Vikings: Beyond

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Challis Watkins
Rebecca Roe Hale
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