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Posted: August 14, 2014 - 12:47 , by Stacey Kerr
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Earlier this summer, a group of Torontonian researchers and PhD students were granted rare access to the ROM’s green roof, “Liza’s Garden” to survey the biodiversity, take soil samples, and to look for changes in the vegetation profile.

Posted: August 13, 2014 - 15:21 , by Ryan Dodge
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Join us for a Google+ Hangout on Air on September 24th at NOON. Topic: De-Extinction

Posted: August 12, 2014 - 17:45 , by Stacey Kerr
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Earlier this summer, the public was invited to the Evergreen Brickworks for the launch of the “Biodiversity Series of Toronto”. The initiative, a project by the City of Toronto and a number of GTA partners like the ROM, is intended to connect Torontonians with the biodiversity found in their very own backyards.

Posted: August 6, 2014 - 10:56 , by David Rudkin
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Illustration of Acanthodian

Posted: August 5, 2014 - 12:06 , by Stacey Kerr
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The second annual ROM Game Jam will begin this Friday, August 8th, bringing together gaming enthusiasts and game developers to work together to create interactive games inspired by the unique setting of the ROM. This year's theme is "The Evolution Revolution".

Posted: August 5, 2014 - 11:17 , by David Rudkin
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Illustration of Acanthodian

Posted: July 31, 2014 - 15:14 , by Jaime Clifton-Ross
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Jaime Clifton-Ross reflects on her Summer 2014 internship at the ROM.

Posted: July 25, 2014 - 14:20 , by Brian Boyle
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Sean with a snapping turtle

Posted: July 25, 2014 - 10:01 , by Jaime Clifton-Ross
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This spotlight post--featuring ROM paper conservation intern Natasa Krsmanovic--highlights her background, shares her perspective on current paper conservation practices, and discusses her treatment projects at the museum.

Posted: July 18, 2014 - 14:50 , by David Evans
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Our time at the Triceratops site came to an end on Friday, June 27. As we rushed to get the last jackets out of the quarry and close down the site for the year, a menacing storm was rolling in, but we made it out just in time (Figure 1).  With the back of our pick-up truck filled with plaster jackets (Figure 2), we headed back to the Royal Ontario Museum.