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American Museum of Natural History researcher faces sexual assault and harassment accusations

4 days agoHealth : The Checkup

One of New York's greatest institutions is the latest entity to be called out for allegedly failing to protect its staff from sexual misconduct.After months of investigation, Science Magazine reported Tuesday that a researcher at the American Museum of Natural History has been accused of sexual harassment and even assault by others in his field. Show More Summary

Researchers sequence first bed bug genome

Scientists have assembled the first complete genome of one of humanity's oldest and least-loved, companions: the bedbug. The new work, led by researchers at the American Museum of Natural History and Weill Cornell Medicine, and published today in Nature Communications, could help combat pesticide resistance in the unwelcome parasite. Show More Summary

Koch network already spend $400 million, will more than double it

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David Koch, Climate Change Denier, Leaves the American Museum of Natural History Board

Despite pressure from scientists and activists, Koch says he’s leaving of his own accord.

Climate denier David Koch steps down from New York science museum board

David Koch has left his seat on the board of directors of the American Museum of Natural History. Climate scientists have been calling for the conservative oil billionaire to get his fingers out of science museums, and Koch’s resignation is being celebrated as a victory. Show More Summary

David Koch Leaves Museum Board Amidst Controversy

Last week, David Koch resigned from the board of the American Museum of Natural History after 23 years. Environmental groups have been clamoring for his departure for years due to his anti-science stance on climate change. Should they declare victory, or is this all part of a Koch Industries rebranding scheme?

Back in 2014 we shared news of the awesome discovery of fossils...

Back in 2014 we shared news of the awesome discovery of fossils belonging to one of the largest dinosaurs that ever walked the earth and its equally awesome name: the Titanosaur. Last week the American Museum of Natural History unveiled...Show More Summary

Scientists Are Mad at Philanthropist Who Donated $23 Million to Science Museum

The New York Times is reporting that David H. Koch — one-half of the Bond-villain-duo Koch Brothers of the fever swamps of the Left’s imagination — has left the board of the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Koch had served on the board for over two decades and donated $23 million to the museum — the dinosaur wing even bears his name. Show More Summary

Author Amy Tan 'Thrilled' By Bloodsucking Leech Named in Her Honor

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Scientists at the American Museum of Natural History in New York have named a new species of leech after Amy Tan, bestselling author of such novels as The Joy Luck Club and The Bonesetter’s Daughter. They also completed a CT scan of the tiny creature—the first time the technique has been used on a microscopic soft-bodied specimen. Read more...

Koch brother resigns from museum board after calls from scientists

The billionaire polluter was on the American Museum of Natural History's board for 23 years. No more.

Climate scientists cheer as David Koch steps down from board of New York science museum

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

The oil billionaire David Koch has stepped down from the board at the American Museum of Natural History, after 23 years and more than $20m in donations to the New York museum. Related: Dark Money review: Nazi oil, the Koch brothers and a rightwing revolution The conservative magnate’s departure...

Introducing the New Koch Zero: Billionaire Leaves American Natural History Museum Board

3 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

The billionaire businessman David H. Koch has left his position on the board of trustees of the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) after serving on it for 23 years.

David H. Koch Leaves American Museum of Natural History’s Board

After 23 years, David H. Koch has decided to quit the board of the American Museum of Natural History. Although groups like Greenpeace and the Sierra Club have called for Koch's dismissal for months — "There's no place for the agenda of people like David Koch and others trying to undermine... More »

David H. Koch Leaves Natural History Museum Board

David H. Koch, a philanthropist who was one of the American Museum of Natural HIstory's generous benefactors, but also drew criticism from some environmentalists and scientists, had left the board of the museum, officials announced.

In Argentina, Rancher’s Discovery Leads to Largest Titanosaur

3 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

A rancher in Argentina discovered a new species of titanosaur, now at the American Museum of Natural History. Experts hope the fossil discovery will yield new insights.

How to Display the Titanosaur, the Largest Creature That Ever Walked Earth

An enormous, 122-foot-long dinosaur cast of the titanosaur is now on display at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, but it’s so large—roughly the length of three school buses—that it extends into a second room. It’s...Show More Summary

Mystery Behind 'Biggest' Dinosaur: a Missing Bone

A display featuring the Titanosaur—a 122-foot-long, 70-ton sauropod—opened to the public Friday at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, reports the Wall Street Journal. It's the biggest dinosaur ever discovered, as far as many paleontologists are concerned. But, writing for fivethirtyeight.com, David Goldenberg recalls...

Massive titanosaur, biggest dinosaur ever found, squeezes into Museum of Natural History

The biggest creature to ever walk the surface of the earth invaded New York City’s American Museum of Natural History on Friday—a dinosaur species so new that it hasn’t even been named, with a skeleton so big that it doesn’t even fit inside one room. Show More Summary

American Museum of Natural History Unveils its Titanosaur Model

4 weeks agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

YouTube Link Today marks the opening of the latest dinosaur model exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History: the titanosaur. A report of the discovery of a titanosaur in Argentina, Dreadnoughtus, was featured previously at Neatorama. Show More Summary

Colossal dinosaur cast goes on display at the American Museum of Natural History in New York

4 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

A cast and fossils from a brand new species of titanosaur, one of the largest dinosaurs ever discovered, went on display on Thursday in New York for the first time. It comes from a species so newly discovered that its scientific name...Show More Summary

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