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New York State Museum Scientist, Dr. Roland Kays, Co-Authors Study on...

ALBANY, NY.- A State Museum scientist has co-authored a new research article, representing the most detailed genomic study of its kind, which shows that wolves and coyotes in the eastern United States are hybrids between gray wolves, coyotes and domest...

New York State Museum Study Details Causes of Medium and Large-Sized...

ALBANY, NY.- Medium and large-sized wild animals in North America are more likely to be killed by humans than by predation, starvation or disease, according to research conducted at the New York State Museum. The study was conducted by Christopher Coll...

New York State Museum Study Details Causes of Mammal Mortality

ALBANY, NY.- Medium and large-sized wild animals in North America are more likely to be killed by humans than by predation, starvation or disease, according to research conducted at the New York State Museum. The study was conducted by Christopher Coll...

The Rijksmuseum, Closed Since 2003, Won’t Completely Reopen Until 2012

Amsterdam.- Sad news this week for Amsterdam museum-goers as the city announced that the Rijksmuseum, which was most recently scheduled to reopen after a renovation in 2010, now won’t complete the massive overhaul until late 2012 or early 2013. Th...

Photography Show Examines Changing Visions Before, During and After Tragic 2005...

NEW ORLEANS, LA.- Before During After, a collection of extraordinary images illustrating the impact of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on the vision and work of 12 Louisiana photographers, opened at the Louisiana State Museum’s Presbytere on Jackson S...

Auschwitz Decays Due to Age and Mass Tourism, Prompting Preservation Effort

OSWIECIM (AP).- The red brick barracks that housed starving inmates are sinking into ruin. Time has warped victims' leather shoes into strange shapes. Hair sheared to make cloth is slowly turning to dust. Auschwitz is crumbling — the world's most...

Auschwitz Decays Due to Age and Mass Tourism, Prompting Preservation Effort

OSWIECIM (AP).- The red brick barracks that housed starving inmates are sinking into ruin. Time has warped victims' leather shoes into strange shapes. Hair sheared to make cloth is slowly turning to dust. Auschwitz is crumbling — the world's most...

New York State Museum Exhibits Works by Leading Printmaker Frank C....

ALBANY, NY.- The first exhibition of its kind -- “The Landscape of Memory: Prints by Frank C. Eckmair” -- on view at the New York State Museum showcases the works of one of the nation’s most accomplished printmakers. Open until September...

Thematic and Chronological Survey of Nan Goldin’s Work in Berlin at...

BERLIN.- Nan Goldin’s photographs are pictures of her life. Their unending wealth and shimmering colours show Goldin’s “family” – her friends, acquaintances, lovers. After leaving her parents’ house at the age of 14, she b...

Years Later, Mississippi Still Lacks Civil Rights Museum

JACKSON, MISS. (AP).- Mississippi bred some of the worst violence of the civil rights era, yet nearly a half-century after a barrage of atrocities pricked the conscience of the nation, it's one of the few civil rights battleground states with no museum...

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