Latest news from The Finnish museum of natural history
A new study determined the habitat requirements for flying squirrels and compared them to those included in the recently amended Forest Act. The main finding was that the Finnish Nature Conservation Act does not adequately protect the old growth forests where flying squirrels live.
A simple software error corrected: bittersweet chloroplast genome will become the model for annotations and nightshade comparative genomics
Information about the organization and evolution of plastomes is crucial to improve crop plants and to resolve the phylogeny of photosynthetic organisms.
An endangered Vantaa resident: What on earth is the Hylochares cruentatus? foyer exhibition at the Natural History Museum
Do you know this endangered Vantaa resident? This year, the IHME Contemporary Art Festival is putting the spotlight on Vantaa’s most famous beetle: the Hylochares cruentatus. You can get to know the star of the Festival in the foyer of the Natural History Museum 15 May–10 June.
Research at Finnish Museum of Natural History may explain controversies related to great magma eruptions.
LUOMUS has more than 13 million specimens in its collections, which constitute the national collections in the natural sciences. This year is the 340th anniversary of the national collections.
Species are fundamental units of life and their reliable naming and definition are critical to the scientists and managers who study and conserve biodiversity. The global taxonomic community is concerned over a proposal suggesting non-scientific governance of taxonomic changes.
Researchers investigated the diet of people buried in the Ii Hamina cemetery from the 15th to the 17th centuries by analysing isotopes in the bones of the deceased. Isotopes preserve information on the various nutrient sources used by humans during their lifetime.
In case of a strike at the University of Helsinki, the Natural History Museum and the glasshouses of Kaisaniemi Botanic Garden are closed on Wednesday 28.2.2018. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
Last year, a total of 248,000 people of all ages visited the public attractions of the Finnish Museum of Natural History, i.e., the Natural History Museum and the two botanic gardens.
The global Great Biodiversification Event took place mainly within the tropics as the seas cooled down after the hothouse of the Early Ordovician period.