National Museum of African American History and Culture Hosts Home Movie Day 2017

Invites Public To Bring Home Movies to the Museum for Inspection, Preservation and Screening October 13, 2017 The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture will host Home Movie Day 2017 Saturday, Oct. 21, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Families are invited to bring their home movies …

Smithsonian Scientists Find Deadly Pathogen Not Present in Pet Salamanders in the United States

Encouraging Study Suggests Moratorium on Salamander Imports Could Be Helpful in Preventing Spread of Disease October 13, 2017 A recent rule put in place in 2016 restricting the international import of 201 salamander species into the United States aimed to prevent the newly discovered deadly salamander fungal disease, Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans …

Smithsonian Launches Antibody Initiative Centered on Medical History Collections

Digitization Makes Historic Collection Available to the Public October 13, 2017 The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History is launching the Antibody Initiative today with the unveiling of a new website that will provide scholars and the general public in-depth access to the museum’s historical antibody-related collections for the first …