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February 3, 2003

In January National Public Radio (NPR) recorded an interview with James Dixon, Curator of Museum and Field Studies, about research he and Dr. William Manley have been conducting at the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR).

December 20, 2002

The CU Museum was selected as a must-see attraction in a New York Times article on what to do in Boulder.

September 30, 2002

Peter Robinson, Curator of Geology and Professor of Geological Sciences, retires September 30th, after 41 years with the Museum. Robinson served as Museum Director from 1971-1982.

August 16, 2002

Researchers at the University of Colorado at Boulder have excavated the skull and tusks of a mammoth that died more than 10,000 years ago in what was once a freshwater spring near Roxborough State Park.

September 20, 2012

Join Colorado State University Professor Emeritus Dr. Anthony Tu, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 11 at the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History for his lecture “Sea Snake and Rattlesnake Venoms.” Dr. Tu will share his experiences collecting sea snakes in the Philippines, Thailand and Costa Rica. He will also talk about sea snake venom in detail including how much venom they produce, how toxic it is and what immunological properties it contains. The lecture will highlight both the local and systemic effects of rattlesnake venom, which contain both coagulant and anticoagulant.


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Press Photos

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BioLounge Photos (8 high-res JPEGs, 31 MB zip file)
Paleontology Hall Photos (9 high-res JPEGs, 33 MB zip file)
Girls At the Museum Exploring Science Photos (8 high-res JPEGs, 43 MB zip file)
Behind the Scenes Photos (6 high-res JPEGs, 33 MB zip file)