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1930 Boas Kwagiulth Film

The first book documenting all of the known species of fishes that live in the Salish Sea is now available.

Terrell and Rochelle with Terrell's research poster

33 students who referenced Burke specimens and/or were mentored by Burke curators presented their research findings at the annual UW Undergraduate Research Symposium.

A new paper reveals that the iconic abundance of fishes on reefs is fueled by an unlikely source: tiny, bottom-dwelling reef fishes.

A conservator carefully wipes one of the 300-year-old wooden panels with a cotton ball

The beloved boiserie panels are being restored with resin, acrylic paint, and a lot of care.

thomas carr stands next to the t. rex skull while studying it closely

Paleontologist Thomas Carr, a leading expert on Tyrannosaurus rex, visited from Carthage College to take a closer look at Tufts-Love Rex.

A small male Ceratophora aspera sits on a rock

University of Washington undergraduate researcher Shanelle Wikramanayake travels to Sri Lanka to collect DNA samples from an endemic and elusive rough-nosed horned lizard.

As aspiring paleontologists, these young T. rex fans have found inspiration and unforgettable experiences at the Burke.

A new study by Curator of Mammals Dr. Sharlene Santana shows two major forces have shaped bat skulls over their evolutionary history: echolocation and diet. 

A new study identified three factors critical in the rise of mammal communities since they first emerged during the Age of Dinosaurs.

Arabidopsis thaliana

Scientists have developed a portable, handheld real-time DNA sequencer for use in the field. 

A woman and man stand facing a large freezer and watch the temperature gauge

The invaluable frozen tissue collection was packed with dry ice and carefully moved into the New Burke.

Burke Museum staff and volunteers carefully transport Washington state's first dinosaur fossil—the last object moved out of the former Burke Museum building and into the New Burke.

Washington state's first dinosaur fossil is the last object to move from the former Burke Museum and into the New Burke.


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