These Chinook almost went extinct during California’s drought. Can this $100 million plan save them?

During the worst of California’s five-year drought, thousands of eggs and newly spawned salmon baked to death along a short stretch of the Sacramento River below Shasta Dam. The winter-run Chinook, already hanging by a thread, nearly went extinct.

Lifelike, full-size reconstruction of extinct human relative acquired for new U-M natural history museum

ANN ARBOR—When the University of Michigan Museum of Natural History reopens in its new home about a year from now, visitors to the evolution gallery will come face to face with a life-size, hyperrealistic sculptural reconstruction of an extinct human ...