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Feb 22, 2018

Sarah Ebel has one of the most interesting jobs at the Field Museum, but it's likely not one that would jump to mind if I asked you about exciting museum positions. She's an attorney, and in addition to helping us sort out copyright and licensing issues it's also her responsibility to do things like keep us up to date...


Feb 7, 2018

How do paleontologists know when they've found a new species of dinosaur, or any other extinct life? I have no idea but thankfully I've got a few scientists on speed-dial that comes in pretty handy for such questions.

In today's episode we caught up with Gabriella Rossetto at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science to...


Jan 24, 2018

Dr. Ken Angielczyk is an Associate Curator at the Field Museum. While his research primarily focuses on a group of ancient mammal relatives called Dicynodonts, he's dabbled elsewhere in the fossil record, too- but no matter the subject of study, there's usually a story involved. There was that one time a broken fossil...


Jan 10, 2018

Kate Golembiewski is a Public Relations and Science Communications Manager for the Field Museum. As a science writer tasked with bringing the Field's research to the press, her work isn't exactly 'behind-the-scenes' -- thousands of people have read her stories on topics ranging from 'ridiculously cute mouse lemurs' to...


Jan 10, 2018

Welcome to ExploreAStory, a science podcast by the makers of The Brain Scoop. Every other week we'll bring you a new story about the fantastic people who work behind-the-scenes at natural history museums, and the scientists who are making new and exciting discoveries about our world every day.

ExploreAStory is written...