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News & Press Archive

La Brea Tar Pits Launches New Community Science Project to Digitize Ice Age Fossil Findings

Volunteers can help transcribe 'dig' field notes for fossils excavated since 1969

Newly Discovered Specimens Uncovered by NHMLAC Dinosaur Institute Help Identify Missing Links in Evolutionary History of Pterosaurs

International team of researchers demonstrate enigmatic dinosaur relatives from the Triassic, lagerpetids, represent the closest relatives of pterosaurs, with key fossils found at collaborative field site involving NHMLAC’s Dinosaur Institute

Nickelodeon and the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Launch “Science Of Slime”

New Video and Online Event Series Brings Together Nickelodeon Characters and NHM Scientists to Inspire Curiosity and Spotlight Slimy Specimens in Museum Collection

NHMLAC Scientists Help Uncover New Insights into the Origins of the Modern Walrus

Twelve newly described fossils from 5–10 million years ago reveal three extinct walrus species once found in California

Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County Receive Over $3.6 Million in Science and Research Grants

14 Project Proposals, Notable for New Collaboration and Heightened Democratization and Access of Data, Are Awarded by Federal Agencies