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Posted: January 30, 2012 - 10:49 , by admin
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Dr. Chen Shen, Vice President, Senior Curator, Bishop White Chair of East Asian Archaeology at the ROM gives a preview of his presentation, Peking Man Revisited: A Who’s Who of Human Evolution at the upcoming ROM Research Colloquium this Friday, February 3 in the Signy and Cléophée Eaton Theatre. This full day of 15-minute presentations by ROM researchers is free and open to the public.

Posted: January 27, 2012 - 10:56 , by admin
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Submitted by Conrad Biernacki, ROM Programs Manager 

Posted: January 26, 2012 - 09:56 , by Nicole Richards
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A sneak peak at our new komodo dragon before the work begins

A sneak peak at our new komodo dragon before the work begins

Posted: January 25, 2012 - 10:52 , by Ian Nicklin
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specimen image of Springwater pallasite meteorite

The world's largest specimen of the Springwater pallasite meteorite.

Posted: January 24, 2012 - 10:11 , by David Evans
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Illustration of a dinosaur nest.

Fig. 1. Reconstruction of a Massospondyus nesting site. Courtesy J. Csotonyi

Posted: January 23, 2012 - 09:34 , by admin
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Submitted by Conrad Biernacki, ROM Programs Manager 

A few weeks ago, Stephen Hawking’s advice to humankind—his gift to us on his 70th birthday—was a very serious request that we must colonize other planets as soon as possible.

Posted: January 18, 2012 - 14:23 , by David Rudkin
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David M. Rudkin, Assistant Curator in Invertebrate Palaeontology, will be presenting at the upcoming  ROM Research Colloquium – join us on February 3 at 11:30am in the Signy & Cléophée Eaton Theatre to hear more about An Embarrassment of Worms: Fossil Priapulida from the Silurian of Ontario … Real and Imagined

Posted: January 18, 2012 - 10:08 , by Dave Ireland
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Find the Baby Bison Display at the ROM

Kids loved the mystery of the lost baby bison.

They searched the 285 hectares of the Toronto Zoo. They inspected the great halls, galleries and dark corners of the Royal Ontario Museum. They probed the online world of Bison Collaborative websites. They left no stone unturned. They were dedicated, passionate about the mystery of the lost baby bison.

Posted: January 17, 2012 - 17:16 , by admin
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Brendt C. Hyde, Mineralogy Technician will be presenting at the upcoming  ROM Research Colloquium – join us on February 3 at 4:30pm in the Signy & Cléophée Eaton Theatre to hear more about The Study of Meteorites – Science versus Conservation.

What are you going to talk about at the colloquium this year?

Posted: January 17, 2012 - 08:47 , by Ian Nicklin
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specimen image a twinned serandite crystal

World's largest twinned serandite crystal.