February 12, 2015
Studying hybrid lizard species through DNA
by Jared Grummer I often wonder what non-scientists think of my research: why would people car...
January 27, 2015
Origin of the Seahawks logo: The story unfolds
It’s been one year since we first explored the connection between a Native mask from the Pacific N...
November 11, 2014
A collection of Washington state symbols, natural history style
On Nov. 11, 2014, Washington state turns 125. In the spirit of celebrating, we highlighted 12 object...
November 04, 2014
Digging for fossils in the Petrified Forest
By Tom Kaye The sky was crystal clear as my wife Carol and I geared up for our first day “on exped...
October 25, 2014
What do you collect? 10 unique visitor collections
Over the past four months, we've asked Burke Museum visitors to answer a simple question in our ...
October 13, 2014
Seattle's ghost shorelines
By Peter Lape, Amir Sheikh, and Don Fels Someday soon, Seattle’s downtown waterfront will look ver...
October 10, 2014
A mammoth state symbol from Washington's prehistory
State symbols are designated to reflect the history and culture of a place. For instance, in Washin...
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