Posts Tagged ‘collections’

Protecting the Nurseries and Nursing Homes

Monday, July 21st, 2014
conservation, UC Berkeley, phylogenetic, Brent Mishler, canape, digitizing, collections, plants, endemism, evolution

A new model may help prioritize local and global conservation efforts.


Thursday, December 12th, 2013
UC Berkeley, Calbug, Rosemary Gillespie, essig, insects, bugs, collections, entomology, pollinators, water, california

Scientists across the state of California need your help studying insects collected over the past 130 years.

Rewind: From the Field to DNA

Monday, October 7th, 2013
Brian Simison, Jens Vindum, collections, research, field work, freezers, nitrogen, tissues, dna, genome, genetics

Where does DNA come from? It all begins in the field…

What Lives Where

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013
collections, museums, biodiversity, informatics, ecosystems, conservation, scientific research

The Academy’s Stan Blum works in Biodiversity Informatics– he documents what lives where.

Collections Stories: Avian Pox

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

Researchers, using the Academy’s collections, have discovered when avian pox arrived on the Galapagos Islands.

Describing Earth’s Species

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

A group of scientists is proposing to identify and describe all the Earth’s species in the next 50 years. Why? Is it possible?

Flesh Eating Beetles!

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

Get the gory low-down of flesh-eating beetles and find out how they are put to work in natural history museums.

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