Field Museum News

The Field Museum, officially known as the Field Museum of Natural History, is located in Chicago, Illinois, and is one of the largest natural history museums in the world. Established in 1893 to house biological and anthropological collections assembled for the World’s Columbian Exposition, it was originally named the Columbian Museum of Chicago and later renamed in honor of its first major benefactor, Marshall Field. The museum is renowned for its extensive scientific specimen and artifact collections, which total over 24 million items. Among its most famous exhibits are Sue, the largest and most complete Tyrannosaurus rex fossil known, and a comprehensive collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts. The Field Museum is not only a leader in the scientific research of biological and anthropological fields but also serves as an educational institution, offering various public learning programs and exhibitions to inspire curiosity about life on Earth.

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,…