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Posted: September 26, 2013 - 14:45 , by Deepali Dewan
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The landmark exhibit “Genesis” just closed at the Royal Ontario Museum. An “Activation Area” in the exhibit invited visitors to engage with issues at a personal level...

Posted: September 25, 2013 - 16:17 , by Janet Carding
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Following an extensive international search, the Museum has hired Dr. Xerxes Mazda as Deputy Director, Engagement.

Posted: September 25, 2013 - 08:41 , by Robert Mason
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A look at a cast bronze sword hilt, acquired before 1910 in Cairo by Charles Currelly and presently in the Eaton Gallery of Rome.

Posted: September 19, 2013 - 16:55 , by Chris Darling
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Kim Humphreys, auteure principale, qui a fait un stage au ROM pendant ses études supérieures, et moi avons récemment publié dans la revue Biology Letters un article où nous décrivons le comportement fascinant de Calindoea trifascialis.

Posted: September 19, 2013 - 11:18 , by Dave Ireland
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400 avidly curious citizen-scientists embarked on the 2013 Ontario BioBlitz, held at Rouge Park outside Toronto, on September 14 and 15.

Posted: September 18, 2013 - 21:55 , by Ryan Dodge
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Yesterday on Twitter we took part in an international tweet up with 622 museums in 37 countries.

Posted: September 18, 2013 - 08:30 , by Robert Mason
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Weapons are one of the most politically-incorrect subjects there are, associated with brutality and violence. But they are also important, and have often defined the cultures that made them....

Posted: September 17, 2013 - 14:40 , by Silvia Forni
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The ROM recently acquired several Himba (from the northwestern Kuenene Region of Namibia) accessories and garments collected by Paul Welhauser, the founder of Nharo!

Posted: September 13, 2013 - 16:08 , by Matthew Church
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Laura Ranieri's experience working with Prof. Barry Kemp CBE of Cambridge University and a small archaeology team as they excavated and partially reconstructed Akhenaten's Great Temple of Aten in Egypt. 

Posted: September 13, 2013 - 14:20 , by Susan Charbonneau
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Read along as I delve into the process of housing a set of newly acquired 18th century panniers!