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The New Burke Grand Opening is coming October 12–14

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April 30, 2019

New study sheds light on the rise of mammals.

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April 22, 2019

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

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April 4, 2019

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

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March 11, 2019

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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March 4, 2019

A fun “small-world” moment recently happened while packing the fossil preparation lab to move to the new building.

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February 14, 2019

The iconic evergreen forests of the Pacific Northwest haven't always been here.

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January 31, 2019

More than 10,000 people came together to celebrate the final days of the Burke Museum's former facility.

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January 31, 2019

Scientists have just discovered the newest member of that family—an iguana-sized reptile whose name means “Antarctic king.”

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January 17, 2019

SpongeBob’s fictional home is based on an actual place that was the location of 23 U.S. nuclear weapons tests during the Cold War era.

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