Congratulations to MCZ Faculty-Curator of Invertebrate Paleontology, Javier Ortega-Hernández, recipient of a National Science Foundation CAREER award! This award is in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through research and education, and the integration of these endeavors in the context of their organizations' missions.
Nature as Artist is a new virtual tour from the Harvard Museum of Natural History (HMNH). It features objects and specimens from the three museum collections on display in the HMNH, including the MCZ.
Nature has long inspired we humans to imagine and create art. Dancers, designers, musicians, painters, and sculptors—they are all found in the natural world. Take this virtual journey through the exhibit galleries of the Harvard Museum of...
M. Brent Hawkins, a recent doctoral recipient in the Hanken Lab, and colleagues from Boston Children's Hospital, examined what is occurring at the genetic level to drive different patterns in the fin skeleton versus the limb skeleton. The research is published in Cell and featured in ... Read more about Can a fin become a limb?