Natural Things: Notes from a Natural History Museum | News

Streams of running water have been important to people as far back as we can tell. The ancient Greeks named diverse Naiads who presided over the supernatural aspects of streams. Closer to home, the colonial Spanish recognized the importance of streams. Many of the Mexican land grants that were issued to colonists before 1836 referred … Read more

Robert Brown Named Executive Assistant Director of the Science and Technology Branch

Note: Robert Brown graduated from The Citadel in 1992 earning a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. He was promoted to Assistant Director of the FBI’s Operational Technology Division in 2021. Director Christopher Wray has appointed Robert Brown as the executive assistant director of the Science and Technology Branch at FBI Headquarters in Washington. Mr. … Read more

The Conrad Prebys Foundation grants more than $1.5 million to support critical infrastructure—and a fascinating branch of immunology

LA JOLLA, CA—The Conrad Prebys Foundation has given more than $ 1.17 million to support La Jolla Institute for Immunology’s (LJI) Flow Cytometry Core and more than $ 415,000 to fuel infectious disease research led by LJI Instructor Julie Burel, Ph.D. LA JOLLA, CA—The Conrad Prebys Foundation has given more than $ 1.17 million to … Read more