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

Biologist embarks on deep-sea expedition | Guam News

A local biologist set off for an adventure of a lifetime, joining a team of scientists, engineers, navigators, mappers, and remotely operated vehicle pilots, to sail into the Central Pacific and partake in a deep-sea research expedition that began March 14. According to a release from the University of Guam, Leilani Sablan, a local biology … Read more

Caldera chronicles: Two Ocean Pass, where fish can swim over the Continental Divide | Montana Untamed

Yellowstone Caldera Chronicles is a weekly column written by scientists and collaborators of the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory. This week’s contribution is from Annie Carlson, research coordinator at the Yellowstone Center for Resources, Yellowstone National Park. The Continental Divide of North America is a crest that stretches from Alaska south through the Canadian Rockies, the contiguous … Read more

Omnibus bill sends billions to Illinois in areas of science and energy |

SPRINGFIELD – The $ 1.5 trillion omnibus spending bill that is headed to President Joe Biden’s desk pours billions into Illinois in the areas of energy and science, according to a breakdown of appropriations listed by US Sen. Dick Durbin. Chief among the allocations are these: Fermilab, DuPage County $ 1,078 billion for the Office … Read more

Omnibus bill sends billions to Illinois in areas of science and energy | State

SPRINGFIELD – The $ 1.5 trillion omnibus spending bill that is headed to President Joe Biden’s desk pours billions into Illinois in the areas of energy and science, according to a breakdown of appropriations listed by US Sen. Dick Durbin. Chief among the allocations are these: Fermilab, DuPage County $ 1,078 billion for the Office … Read more