Monthly Archive: July 2013
New Research from the Burgess Shale: Thorny worms that swarmed in the Cambrian seas
Hallucigenia sparsa is no ordinary animal. This poster child of the Burgess Shale biota is the ultimate weirdo!
Behind the Scenes: What the ROM is Doing this Afternoon
Deidra Leowinata, an EVC student explores behind the scenes and introduces you to the many faces of the ROM.
The Blueprint of Life - DNA & YOU
Christine Black, a volunteer in the ROM's DNA lab shares her experience and encourages you to join her at this months Curators Corner DNA & YOU!
New Acquisition: Late Triassic Araucarian Conifer
Last week the museum acquired a Late Triassic Araucarian Conifer.
Mummies, mummies, mummies!
Even if you missed Ancient Egypt Weekend 2013, you can continue the fun at home or on a future visit to the ROM.
Let there be Light
Our Senior Photographer, Bryan Boyle, shares his process of photographing beautiful Baroque textiles.
Purple Wartybacks, Pink Heelsplitters, and Rayed Beans—Oh my!
Freshwater mussels may have funny names, but the extinction risk faced by many species is no joke...
As the ROM's photographer, I get to see and handle some really neat things.
The Museum Makers Mural!
Hi, we are the Museum Makers from Session 1 of Summer Club 2013! We made this extraordinary mural for the Royal Ontario Museum....
We’re More Ancient than We Think
We’re More Ancient than We Think: An afternoon with April Hawkins, New World Archaeology Collection Technician.