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Posted: April 3, 2013 - 10:05 , by Ryan Dodge
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Yesterday the ROM held our first Google+ Hangout on Air, the first museum in Canada to do so. There's more to come every Tuesday and Thursday at Noon EST until April 30th.

Posted: April 2, 2013 - 15:15 , by Cheryl Blackman
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April 2, 2013 is an historic day for the Canadian Autism community

Posted: April 1, 2013 - 11:02 , by Dave Ireland
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ROM scientists discover DNA fragment in Northern Ontario forest that can not be identified against any known species within their vast storage banks of frozen DNA.

 

Posted: March 26, 2013 - 17:26 , by Patti McCabe
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The Panelists from the upcoming Fashion Crimes Debate share what they consider unforgiveable fashion crimes. What do you consider to be a fashion crime?

Posted: March 26, 2013 - 09:57 , by Dave Ireland
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Simon Jackson, Founder of the Spirit Bear Youth Coalition and his fiancee Jill Cooper are big supporters of ROM Biodiversity...

Posted: March 26, 2013 - 09:49 , by Nicola Woods
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As mentioned in the previous post when our clients license images for use in a book or other type of publication we ask that they send us a copy which is then transferred to the ROM Library and Archive.  As I’m sure our Shipping staff are well aware quite a few book packages arrive for Rights and Reproductions.  I just received a copy of Contours of a People: Metis Family, Mobility and History, published by the University of Oklahoma Press.  I’m willing to judge thi

Posted: March 25, 2013 - 14:48 , by April Hawkins
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For our March Break programming this year I wanted to mark the 50th anniversary of the excavation of an incredible ancient Maya site -  Altun Ha, Belize

Posted: March 25, 2013 - 13:43 , by Kay Sunahara
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Kay Sunahara introduced students to the study of archaeological ceramics using petrographic analysis.

Posted: March 22, 2013 - 15:43 , by Dave Ireland
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Every year, thousands of migrating birds encounter urban environments on their way to breeding or feeding grounds.  Birds mistake the reflection in buildings for habitat during the day, and are attracted to light at night - both situations cause an estimated 1 million bird deaths per year in Toronto alone.  

Posted: March 20, 2013 - 16:24 , by Nicole Richards
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It's taken over a year to get this specimen ready, but the newest addition for the Schad Gallery was worth the wait.