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Posted: January 29, 2014 - 14:42 , by Robert Mason
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The horse is not just a form of transportation, but is a weapon in itself. The genus Equus is thought to have evolved over 4 million years ago in North America, specialising in being able to eat the grass of the steppelands and run away from predators. North American horses later became extinct, possibly due to hunting by humans, although various species of horse, asses and zebras thrived in the Old World.

Posted: January 28, 2014 - 08:59 , by Brian Boyle
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They’re here! Over the weekend, all of the artifacts selected for the ROM’s upcoming blockbuster exhibition The Forbidden City: Inside the Court of China's Emperors arrived at the ROM from the Beijing's Palace Museum. Crate upon meticulously packed and sealed crate is sitting in a subterranean vault. The exhibition space is being transformed to feature these, as well as the ROM’s Forbidden City artifacts.

Posted: January 24, 2014 - 17:05 , by admin
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Here’s to the Year of the Horse… and to a very Chinese New Year at the ROM. 

Posted: January 23, 2014 - 10:36 , by Ryan Dodge
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Yesterday we joined an international tweet up called #MuseumSelfie day, here's our recap.

Posted: January 17, 2014 - 13:41 , by Amanda Girgis
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Baba Brinkman’s music draws on both the art of rap and, the relevance of natural selection today.

Posted: January 9, 2014 - 13:52 , by Kiron Mukherjee
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On January 7th, the Sun’s surface erupted with an explosion that is now 15 times the width of Earth.

Posted: January 8, 2014 - 13:29 , by Ryan Dodge
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April shows us what goes on behind the scenes in the New World Archaeology Department

Posted: January 7, 2014 - 16:18 , by Janet Carding
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As the ROM prepares to celebrate its Centennial beginning this March, I have been reflecting on the year that’s just passed and all the inspiring activity that’s taken place at the Museum.

Posted: January 3, 2014 - 12:00 , by Katherine Dunnell
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You may not have been dreaming! The phenomenon is called cryoseism.

Posted: December 31, 2013 - 16:34 , by Kate Cooper
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I continue the story which I began in my previous post to show how the British archeologist, Sir Arthur Evans, made his own particular interpretation of the ancient Minoan civilization so popular...