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World's Largest Museum Welcomes Spectacular Dino Skeleton

LiveScience | Megan Gannon | Posted 06.30.2013 | Science

The Smithsonian is finally set to welcome a T. rex into its hallowed halls. In October, one of the rare near-complete skeletons of the dinosaur will...

LOOK: Sad News About Astronaut Spider

Posted 12.04.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Nefertiti, the jumping spider who traveled through outer space and returned to Earth to live out her days in the nation's capital, has d...

High-Tech Human Genome Exhibit Coming To D.C.

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 07.21.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — The Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History is developing its first major exhibit on the human genome with a $3 million pl...

Spot On National Mall Will Be Named For Koch Brother

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 07.03.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — An energy businessman is donating a record $35 million to the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History to build a new dinos...