Field Museum News

Founded by Marshall Field in 1894, the Field Museum (Field Museum of Natural History/FMHN) boasts one of the world’s most impressive collections of cultural artifacts. Research is actively being conducted on museum contents to advance natural science initiatives. To learn more about Field Museum artifacts or research visit

How Ants Took Over the World

Ants took over the world by following flowering plants out of prehistoric forests. Ants are pretty much everywhere. There are more than 14,000 different species,…