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Posted: 29 janvier 2015 à 15 h 48 , by Tim Dickinson
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Recently, the ROM Green Plant Herbarium accessioned a copy of the artwork STRATA into its collection. This might seem unusual, since our herbarium is the depository for over half a million scientific specimens of green plants, from algae through mosses and liverworts to all the different kinds of “plants with plumbing.” Nevertheless, STRATA is intended to resemble a group of herbarium specimens in the way it was produced and in its format.

Posted: 29 janvier 2015 à 10 h 52 , by Deepali Dewan
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Posted: 26 janvier 2015 à 15 h 55 , by Aaron Phillips
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Ecologists working together to ensure the safety of wildlife along some of Canada's busiest highway.

Posted: 26 janvier 2015 à 10 h 09 , by Ryan Dodge
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On January 21st we took part in the international tweet up, #MuseumSelfie Day. Here are some of the best!

Posted: 20 janvier 2015 à 15 h 34 , by Aaron Phillips
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A look back at the top photos from our 2014, in-house photography contest!

Posted: 16 janvier 2015 à 15 h 20 , by Aaron Phillips
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Dr. Burton Lim and colleagues are off to study bats and other island mammals in the sun!

Posted: 16 janvier 2015 à 13 h 56 , by Ann Webb
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Artist, writer, thinker

Douglas Coupland is a man of many talents   

Posted: 15 janvier 2015 à 8 h 14 , by Janet Waddington
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Rocks of the 430 million year old Eramosa Formation Konservat-Lagerstätte on the Bruce Peninsula have produced an amazing new species of aquatic fossil scorpions, Eramoscorpius brucensis, which contributes to our understanding of how scorpions may eventually have moved from the sea onto land. 

Posted: 13 janvier 2015 à 12 h 10 , by Silvia Forni
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The third week of October marked the launch of the three-year multi-platform project Of Africa: a rich and thought-provoking series of talks and performances entitled Histories, Collections, Reflections.

Posted: 9 janvier 2015 à 15 h 51 , by Sarah Schell
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In 79 CE Mount Vesuvius erupted violently. Pliny the Younger, in his eye-witness account of the event, describes earthquakes, towering plumes of hot ash, and skies filled with fire.