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News & Press Archive

New La Brea Tar Pits Display Shows How Modern Science Can Shed New Light on Old Fossils

Three revamped cases display how the journey of fossils from the asphalt to the lab can lead to incredible new discoveries about our world

City Nature Challenge Tallies Over 1.87 Million Wildlife Observations

Over 66,000 community scientists from 482 cities around the world document more than 2,570 rare, endangered, or threatened species in a four-day community science effort

Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County’s Dr. Luis Chiappe Co-Authors Paper on Relationship Between Feathered Dinosaurs and Beetles

“Symbiosis between Cretaceous dinosaurs and feather-feeding beetles” published in the scientific journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

The paper looks at amber fragments preserving the remains of feathers from the Early Cretaceous and larvae related to modern feather-feeding beetles in intimate contact

Community Scientists to Participate in the Global City Nature Challenge April 28 – May 1, 2023

The eighth annual challenge documenting biodiversity unites people with local nature within their own communities
Results announced on May 8

Global Natural History Initiative Builds Groundbreaking Database to Address 21st Century Challenges

Effort Connects More Than a Billion Objects in Scientific Collections Across 73 Museums in 28 Countries

Findings Shared in New Paper Published in Science Magazine on March 23, 2023