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11/11/2014

DENVER, Colo. – Nov. 10, 2014 – The Denver Museum of Nature & Science, the region's leading resource for informal science education, announces the addition of Tyler Lyson as curator of vertebrate paleontology.    Lyson studies fossil vertebrates, particularly dinosaurs and turtles. He is espec…

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10/02/2014

DENVER – Feb. 5, 2014 – The Denver Museum of Nature & Science, the region's leading resource for informal science education, announces the addition of Allegra “Happy” Haynes and Leo Tilman to its Board of Trustees.   “Both Happy and Leo are strategic thinkers who have each actively used their…

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09/06/2014

DENVER – June 9, 2014 – A Denver Museum of Nature & Science scientist recently published findings from her taste perception research that challenge the supertaster phenomenon. Nicole Garneau, PhD, curator of human health, used crowd-sourced data and citizen science-driven research from the Museu…

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07/05/2014

DENVER―The Denver Museum of Nature & Science, the region’s leading resource for informal science education, is proud to host its annual Space Day and Urban Advantage Science Celebrations on Saturday, May 10. “We’re excited to host Space Day and the Urban Advantage Science Celebration,” said Geo…

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05/11/2014

DENVER—Nov. 3—Traveling the Silk Road, which brings to life the most celebrated trade route in human history through evocative sights, sounds, scents, and objects, opens at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science on Friday, November 21. Named for the treasured fabric that attracted traders from ar…

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05/11/2014

DENVER―Oct. 28― Denver Museum of Nature & Science biologist David Steinmann has discovered two new species of daddy longlegs inside Colorado caves.   Sclerobunus steinmanni, named after Steinmann, was found in a rocky cave on City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks land. DNA studies show…

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05/11/2014

DENVER – OCTOBER 14, 2014 – The Denver Museum of Nature & Science invites veterans to enjoy free screenings of the IMAX 3D film D-Day: Normandy 1944 on Veterans Day, November 11, and Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, December 7. Veterans will also receive complimentary Museum admission. The film wil…

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02/05/2014

April 15, 2014 – Standing on a desert ridgeline in southern Utah with little vegetation visible for miles, one would be challenged to imagine the area under your feet as swampland.   More surprising yet – even for the researchers intimate with the region – is that most of the fossil animal and pla…

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02/05/2014

DENVER – April 16, 2014 – The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is partnering with the Mexican Cultural Center and the Consulate General of Mexico in Denver to host a Día del Niño celebration for its SCFD Free Day on Saturday, April 26 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.   In addition to free general admiss…

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01/04/2014

Denver Museum of Nature & Science’s Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed Comes to Cherry Creek North, LoDo’s Bar & Grill  Stone monument replicas placed in multiple locations highlight exhibit open through Aug. 24  DENVER—Stone monument replicas, called stelae, are appearing in the Denver-metro…

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01/04/2014

DENVER MUSEUM OF NATURE & SCIENCE LAUNCHES FIELD TRIP ADVENTURES Field Trip Adventures maximize learning for PreK to grade 12 students, support Colorado Academic Standards DENVER – March 31, 2014 – The Denver Museum of Nature & Science, the region’s leading resource for informal science ed…

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