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120 Years Later, Harvard's Garden of Glass Flowers Is Still in Bloom

Harvard's famed collection of Glass Flowers counts over 4,000 models—and one conservator is making sure their timeless beauty endures for another century to come.
Noémie Jennifer
7.18.17
neon art
neon art

Neon Sculptures Illuminate Animals on the Verge of Extinction

A pop-up art exhibit sheds light on creatures threatened by consumerism.
Beatrice Barkholz
7.2.17
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conservation lab

10th Century Viking Treasures Unearthed In Scotland

Now comes the hard part: preserving 1,000-year-old gold and silver artifacts for centuries to come.
Noémie Jennifer
6.27.17
PHOTOGRAPHY
PHOTOGRAPHY

Meet Some of the Insane Creatures Found in the Deep Sea

An international team of scientists set out on 31 day voyage to research the otherworldly life forms at the bottom of the ocean.
Nathaniel Ainley
6.22.17
Conservation
Conservation

Your Selfies Could Help Save Endangered Tigers

With a $1 million donation to the World Wildlife Fund, Tiger Beer kicks off a social media awareness campaign around the 3,890 tigers left in the wild.
Abby Ronner
6.21.17
last week in art
last week in art

This Might Be Your Last Chance to See 'The Great Wave' in Person

The British Museum is showing their copy for a temporary exhibit this year before putting it into storage for conservation purposes.
Nathaniel Ainley
5.9.17
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conservation lab

How to Rescue Fashion Before It Self-Destructs | Conservation Lab

Style may be eternal, but your synthetic clothing? Not so much.
Noémie Jennifer
4.18.17
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conservation lab

Magnified Views of Metal Look Like Mesmerizing Micro-Landscapes

Look closely: The story of an object’s making is hidden in plain sight.
Noémie Jennifer
4.4.17
conservation lab
conservation lab

What to Do When Priceless Art Meets Hungry Insects | Conservation Lab

Before entering the Menil Collection in Houston, an installation of wood and soil gets quarantined in an oven and a zero-oxygen chamber.
Noémie Jennifer
3.14.17
environmental art
environmental art

How Wildlife Photographers Are Using Instagram to Save Earth's Endangered Species

A robust community of wildlife photographers is educating the masses about the delicate balance of Earth’s ecosystem.
DJ Pangburn
3.6.17
conservation lab
conservation lab

Crack a Window into the Art of Glass Preservation | Conservation Lab

The tiny city of Corning, New York is home to the world’s best glass conservators.
Noémie Jennifer
2.28.17
Art
Art

6 Priceless Pieces of Art Accidentally Damaged in 2016

This is art we lost or was harmed because people were stupid this year. Who knew?
Peter Slattery
12.26.16