Idaho Museum of Natural History’s Dr. Leif Tapanila featured on livescience.com

Dr. Tapanila works with a student, teaching geologic research methods.

The Idaho Museum of Natural History’s Dr. Leif Tapanila made headlines recently, discussing his most recent work on the Alamo Impact Crater, which was created approximately 380 million years ago when a piece of biolide collided with the Earth.  The …

IVL Helps solve 300 year old murder mystery!

IVL Helps solve 300 year old murder mystery!
A few years ago we did a small project for some friends of ours at the Canadian Museum of History in Quebec, but haven’t been allowed to discuss it until it has been published.

Well guess what? It’s finally

Plant of the week: Orogenia linearifolia (Indian Potato or Turkey Peas)

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A member of the carrot/parsley family, Orogenia is only a couple of inches tall with a root that goes much deeper. The petals are white but the anthers and the top of the ovary are dark purplish, giving the look …