A new paper reveals that the iconic abundance of fishes on reefs is fueled by an unlikely source: tiny, bottom-dwelling reef fishes.
The beloved boiserie panels are being restored with resin, acrylic paint, and a lot of care.
Paleontologist Thomas Carr, a leading expert on Tyrannosaurus rex, visited from Carthage College to take a closer look at Tufts-Love Rex.
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.
Scientists have developed a portable, handheld real-time DNA sequencer for use in the field.
The invaluable frozen tissue collection was packed with dry ice and carefully moved 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.
A fun “small-world” moment recently happened while packing the fossil preparation lab to move to the new building.
Scientists describe the emergence of these ecosystems about 51-53 million-years-ago—a time with the highest-known global temperatures in the past 66-million-years—when the Pacific Northwest was a subtropical climate similar to today’s southern Florida.