April 03, 2013
How Gertrude the Hippo led me to the Burke
By Norah Farnham Guest Writer When I was hired as the hippo zookeeper at Woodland Park Zoo in 19...
March 27, 2013
Short Takes on Plastics
Look around you and you'll notice that plastics are everywhere today. From children’s toys to p...
March 11, 2013
Plastics in our Collections: A Sign of the Changing Material Culture?
"Before Plastics" objects on display in the Plastics Unwrapped exhibit The Burke M...
March 05, 2013
Tracked at the molecular level: Wolverines return to the North Cascades
Logan was live-captured for the first time on January 24, 2013 near Easy Pass. (Photo by U.S....
February 15, 2013
There's hope for the survival of frogs
Leopard running frog, Kassina arboricola . Photo by Duncan Reid. Amphibians are one of the mos...
February 07, 2013
My Month Without Plastic: I Survived
The plastic waste generated during my month without plastics. I made it! I survived a month ...
February 05, 2013
Parrington artifacts: A collector's story
Vernon L. Parrington in his office at the University of Oklahoma, ca. 1905. Photograph courtes...
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