BUTTERFLIES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BUTTERFLIES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Natural History Museum of Utah flips butterfly collecting technology http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58441860-78/museum-collection-butterfly-butterflies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58441860-78/museum-collection-butterfly-butterflies.html.csp">Natural History Museum of Utah flips butterfly collecting technology</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T11:02:02.327-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 11:02AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Flipping butterfly collecting technology on its head, the Natural History Museum of Utah will turn fragile, sometime brittle, butterfly wings into technicolor images with a new grant. For hundreds of years, butterfly study was an exercise in pins and cardboard. But NHMU has received a $24,993 grant from Museums for America to digitize specimen-quality photos of 36,000 pinned butterflies and moths to create an online database, the Southwest Collections of Arthropods Network (SCAN). For the first ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58441860@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:02:02 MDT