Scientists have developed a portable, handheld real-time DNA sequencer for use in the field.
Burke Museum and University of Washington botanists have created a much-needed second edition of the Flora of the Pacific Northwest.
Helpful resources developed by the UW Burke Museum Herbarium to help you identify the wildflowers you come across in our region.
Researcher Ana Bedoya Ovalle returns to Colombia to collect and study river-weed plants in South America.
Herbarium researcher Mark Darrach helped discovered a new plant species – and plans to auction off the right to name it.
The Herbarium helps to solve a mysterious discovery—in ski boots of all places!
The Burke Museum Herbarium is revising the guide to vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
Graduate student John Chau discovers the origin of the Butterfly-bush, a familiar flowering plant in the Seattle area.
Beginning 4,000 years ago, people shifted from living solely on wild foods to farming and raising domestic animals. Why did this change occur?
A Burke Museum graduate student travels to Colombia to study the tropical diversity of river-weed plants.
The Herbarium Foray Program turns 20.
A new method of sampling fossil leaves allows researchers to more accurately predict climate temperatures.