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12/10/2015

Exhibition supported by Google.org coming to the Denver Museum of Nature & Science in March.DENVER – Oct. 12 – They’re here … to help and improve our lives. A new groundbreaking exhibition, “Robot Revolution,” supported by Google.org with additional major support from The Boeing Company, will op…

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11/08/2015

With more than 66,300 member households, the museum has one of largest membership bases among natural history museums.DENVER―Aug. 11―The Denver Museum of Nature & Science announced today it has reached a record number of memberships. With more than 66,300 active member households as of July 31,…

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11/06/2015

Nueva exposición a partir del viernes, 10 de julioDENVER — ¡No muerdas esa manzana envenenada … él usa veneno para escribir con su pluma … esa araña es ponzoñosa! El veneno tiene mala reputación a pesar de que desempeña un papel fascinante en la historia de la naturaleza y las culturas. El Poder del…

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11/06/2015

New exhibition opens on Friday, July 10 2015.DENVER—Don’t bite from the poison apple … he writes with a poison-pen … that spider is poisonous! Poison has a bad rap, yet it actually plays a fascinating role in natural and cultural history. The new exhibition The Power of Poison—opening at the Denver…

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10/11/2015

Human microbiome the focus of new research investigation into sweet taste.DENVER―Nov. 10― The Genetics of Taste Lab at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the new home to cutting-edge research on the human microbiome―the unique group of bacteria in and on each person’s body—and how it affec…

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08/10/2015

DENVER – Oct. 9 – The Denver Museum of Nature & Science, the region’s leading resource for informal science education, announces the addition of Christine Marquez-Hudson to its Board of Trustees.“Christine is an inspirational leader, and we are privileged to count her as a member of our board,”…

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06/05/2015

DENVER—May 6 - For the first time, the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, the region’s leading resource for informal science education, will play host to the Denver Mini Maker Faire, June 13 and 14, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Via exhibits, demonstrations and activities, the two-day, interactive event will…

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05/06/2015

“The Denver Mini Maker Faire is the kind of event that keeps Colorado a leader in innovation and entrepreneurship while kindling enthusiasm for science, creative industries and manufacturing.” - Governor John HickenlooperDENVER – June 5, 2015 – Come one, come all, to the Greatest Show (and Tell) on…

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05/03/2015

DENVER – March 2 – Dragons, Bigfoot, chupacabras, unicorns, mermaids. These legendary creatures have captured imaginations, inspired art and culture, and spurred wild speculation. In the new exhibition Mythic Creatures: Dragons, Unicorns, and Mermaids, opening at the Denver Museum of Nature & Sc…

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04/08/2015

Museum one of 16 institutions to receive National Park Service grant for the return of cultural objects to Indian tribes and Native Hawaiian organizations.DENVER―Aug. 3―The National Park Service awarded $90,000 to the Denver Museum of Nature & Science as part of $1.5 million in repatriation and…

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02/06/2015

DENVER – Mayor Michael B. Hancock announced another expansion to the MY Denver Card program today. Beginning today (June 2) and extending through Aug. 23, the Denver Museum of Nature & Science will provide free admission to all MY Denver Card holders. “I am thrilled that the Denver Museum of Nat…

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01/04/2015

DENVER―April 1― The Denver Museum of Nature & Science has received $4.85 million in gifts from the Avenir Foundation for all aspects of collections conservation, including constructing and equipping a new collections center, rehousing collections and endowing long-term conservation. The Museum r…

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