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Museum Worker Bullied By Boss for Being Poz, Gay

After disclosing his HIV-positive status, Peter Bryan Torres says that his supervisor at the American Museum of Natural History bullied and harassed him out of his job of ten years.

American Museum Of Natural History's Adult Sleepovers Are BACK, BABY

If you've thus far missed your chance to drink champagne on a cot under the Giant Blue Whale, the American Museum of Natural History just announced new dates for its popular adult-only sleepovers. [ more › ]

New York Today: New York Today: Another Thorny Commute

3 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

Wednesday: Service changes for your trip to work, advice on escalators, and the opening of the American Museum of Natural History.

Ruins of old palace where humans were sacrificed in Mexico

Excavations at the site of El Palenque in Mexico by researchers from the American Museum of Natural History in New York have recovered the oldest-known palace in the Oaxaca Valley.

2,000-year-old pre-Aztec ancient palace complex found in Mexico

There's so much we don't know about ancient civilizations, but the discovery of a 30,031-square-foot palace complex in Mexico may yield some hints. Two American Museum of Natural History anthropologists recently reported the impressive palace built at a time before the Aztecs. They say the El Palenque palace complex is the oldest known in the Oaxaca Valley. [...]

Ancient palace complex discovered in Mexican Valley of Oaxaca

(Phys.org)—A pair of archaeologists with the American Museum of Natural History has unearthed a palatial compound in El Palenque's plaza in the Oaxaca Valley in Mexico. In their paper published in Proceedings of the National AcademyShow More Summary

Unraveling the Mystery of Who Lies Beneath the Cloth

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“Mummies,” an exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History, uses technology to get a better understanding of ancient Peruvians and Egyptians.

Mummies from Egypt and Peru Reveal Ancient Traditions | Video

The "Mummies" exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History exhibit reveals the complicated cultures of ancient people who lived in Peru and Egypt.

Let a Robot Be Your Museum Tour Guide

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Institutions like the American Museum of Natural History and the Musée de la Grande Guerre in France are experimenting with telepresence creatures.

New study identifies ancient shark ancestors

(American Museum of Natural History) New research based on x-ray imaging provides the strongest evidence to date that sharks arose from a group of bony fishes called acanthodians. Analyzing an extraordinarily well-preserved fossil of...Show More Summary

How Darwin Evolved: 25,540 Paper Fragments Tell the Story

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Researchers at the American Museum of Natural History have used superfast computers to reorganize the raw notes that formed “On the Origin of Species.”

Congo river fish evolution shaped by intense rapids

(American Museum of Natural History) New research provides compelling evidence that a group of strange-looking fish living near the mouth of the Congo River are evolving due to the intense hydraulics of the river's rapids and deep canyons. Show More Summary

Masterpieces in American landscape painting on display at the Wichita Art Museum

3 months agoArts : Artdaily

For the first time at the Wichita Art Museum, 41 landscape paintings of early American art history from the premier collection of the New-York Historical Society will be on view in The Poetry of Nature, featuring masterpieces by such notable artists as Thomas Cole, Asher B. Show More Summary

American Museum of Natural History extension: New addition for visitors will open in 2020

3 months agoLifestyle / Luxury : Luxuo

The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in Manhattan has unveiled details of its new Gilder Center, a 235,000-square-foot project that will feature immersive exhibitions, a new Insectarium and Butterfly Vivarium and a theater that will offer a counterpart to its famous Hayden Planetarium.

I Watched Neil deGrasse Tyson Take On a Science Skeptic

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Last week, the American Museum of Natural History in New York and famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson held a press event to announce the museum’s new Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation. Read more...

Watch AMNH's Giant Blue Whale Get Its Annual Cleaning

3 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

5279644815001 The American Museum of Natural History in New York is home to a one-ton, 94-foot-long blue whale model that hangs above the Hall of Ocean Life. And just like any other knick-knack, it occasionally needs a good dusting. You can find out more about the challenges of cleaning the whale here.

THE LEFT’S WAR ON SCIENCE: Climate activists step up campaign to cut funding to science museums. To…

THE LEFT’S WAR ON SCIENCE: Climate activists step up campaign to cut funding to science museums. Today’s target is the American Museum of Natural History in New York, which is being denounced for taking money from Rebekah Mercer and allowing her to serve on its board of trustees. The activists want her removed because she has […]

Museum Trustee, a Trump Donor, Supports Groups That Deny Climate Change

A leader of the American Museum of Natural History has been using her family’s millions to finance organizations that some say undermine the museum’s mission.

American Museum of Natural History exhibition explores Cuba's rich biodiversity and culture

3 months agoArts : Artdaily

Cuba is a place of exceptional biodiversity and cultural richness, and now a new bilingual exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History offers visitors fresh insights into this island nation just 94 miles from Florida?s shores. Show More Summary

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