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Stories tagged by '1852-1861'
What’s the story behind some plant specimens now part of the Academy’s Lewis and Clark Herbarium?
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Where can you find an extinct Ice Age giant in Philadelphia?» Read More
How can a specimen collected 150 years ago provide new scientific knowledge today?» Read More
What can old catalogs teach us about natural history?» Read More
What famous Academy scientist passed notes with the father of evolutionary theory?» Read More
Why did the Sioux believe an 1850s fossil collector was an odd character?» Read More
Why does the Academy have a sample of George Washington's hair?» Read More
How can little old booklets help us find new ways to use microscopic algae?» Read More
Was Charles Darwin the first to present a theory of evolution?» Read More
Did you know that Haddonfield, New Jersey was the site of an incredible dinosaur discovery?» Read More
How did the world learn about the paleontological treasures of the American West?» Read More
Has your pet had heartworm? Find out how a famous Academy scientist got to the heart of the matter of diagnosing this deadly affliction.» Read More
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