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Across the five boroughs, dozens of daycare centers stand as survivors of a massive effort in the 1970s to quickly grow a publicly funded childcare... [Read More]
Years away from having a building of their own, Smithsonian staff are already at work on the exhibition ¡Presente! for next year... [Read More]
American authorities seized the presumably looted objects, which were listed as replicas, in 2009... [Read More]
Scientists have identified a key seabird feeding ground in need of safeguarding... [Read More]
Authorities returned the ancient artwork, now on view at a museum near Rome, to Italy following a multi-year investigation... [Read More]
Food scarcity is causing the birds to return late for mating season, which decreases the chance of successfully hatching a chick... [Read More]
The annual contest is a joyful celebration of the natural world... [Read More]
The material can be programmed to complete certain tasks, like releasing a drug, sopping up environmental toxins or constructing self-healing buildings... [Read More]
Though the microbial material is still in the very beginning stages of development, researchers are hopeful about future applications... [Read More]
Illegally minted in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, the 1652 silver shilling recently sold at auction for $351,912... [Read More]
Stream these programs and more through the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History... [Read More]
The insects' gut microbiomes contained acid-loving bacteria that help digest meat... [Read More]
Scientists are using a 'fake it til you make it' approach to attract animals to coral reefs and other degraded habitats... [Read More]
Our favorite titles of the year resurrect forgotten histories and help explain how the U.S. got to where it is today... [Read More]
A forerunner of today's efforts to decolonize and Indigenize American museums, Tichkematse was one of the first Native American employees at the Smithsonian Institution. His... [Read More]
Experts weigh in on when a reduced immune response occurs and how boosters can help restore defenses... [Read More]
Milly Hardwick, a 13-year-old from Suffolk, stumbled onto a cache of 65 artifacts dated to around 1300 B.C.E. [Read More]
Scientists have dubbed Omicron a "variant of concern," but warn against panic... [Read More]
The artwork features scenes from the Iliad showing Achilles's defeat of Hector... [Read More]
The Huff-Daland Duster ushered in the era of agriculture aviation... [Read More]
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