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The New Burke Grand Opening is coming October 12–14

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November 22, 2017

Herbarium researcher Mark Darrach helped discovered a new plant species—and plans to auction off the right to name it.

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November 13, 2017

The Testing, Testing 1-2-3 exhibit included specimen prep in public view—here’s how people responded.

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November 3, 2017

The Herbarium helps to solve a mysterious discovery—in ski boots of all places!

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October 27, 2017

The T. rex skull jacket is open, with the skull and the teeth almost fully revealed.

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September 29, 2017

Go inside the new Burke Museum to get a sneak peek of the construction progress.

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September 14, 2017

We're reconstructing a full-scale Columbian mammoth using a combination of real and 3D-printed fossils from the collection.

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September 7, 2017

Documenting the biodiversity of an important group of animals—one shell at a time.

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September 5, 2017

Researcher Kristin Campbell looks into whether skull anatomy and bite force explain dietary differences in sea otters.

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August 29, 2017

The Burke Museum Herbarium is revising the guide to vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.

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