500-Million-Year-Old Fossil Named After President ObamaResearchers say they named the creature after Obama to honor his passion for science.
85,000-Year-Old Fossil Found May Rewrite History Of Human MigrationAccording to reports, the tiny bone is the oldest human fossil found outside of Africa or an ancient area in the Mediterranean known as the Levant.
Sue The T. Rex Lends A Hand -- Actually, Her Arm -- For ResearchRelax, it's a loan. Part of the famous T Rex fossil will be examined and quickly returned. WBBM's Steve Miller reports.
Field Museum Solves The Mystery Of The Illinois Tully Monster"This a really bizarre looking creature,” said Scott Lidgard, an associate curator of invertebrate paleontology at the Field Museum of Natural History.
Sue The T-Rex Celebrating 25th "Unearth Day" At Field MuseumTwenty-five years is just a drop in the bucket for a 65-million-year-old fossil, but it’s still a big milestone for the Field Museum, which is celebrating what it calls “unearth day” for Sue the T-Rex.
Fossilized Giant Beaver Tooth Found In McHenry CountyA maintenance worker walking along the Kishwaukee River found the fossilized incisor just lying in some brush, according to McHenry County Conservation District spokeswoman Wendy Kummerer.
Field Museum Scientist Helps Discover Dinosaur That Terrorized T-RexWere the Siats meekerorum in Spielberg's Jurassic Park, you have to wonder if any of the characters would have made it off the island alive.
Local Scientists Help Announce Discovery Of Oldest Primate SkeletonA local husband and wife team of anthropologists have co-authored research regarding the discovery of a tiny monkey fossil that is one of the most complete and oldest fossils ever found.