The Natural Science Research Laboratory (NSRL) is a division of the Museum of Texas Tech University committed to the mission of building and preserving a library of our planet's natural heritage for education and research purposes.  The NSRL has been recognized as a leader in the development and use of innovative methodologies for biological collections care and data management.


12 May 2017  NSRL Director Robert Bradley recently was honored for being a mentor of women in science. Awards granted by Association for Women in STEAM

15 February 2017  View this video that offers a look into the NSRL!  Discover Texas Tech: Natural Science Research Laboratory

15 February 2017  News Release:  Five TTU Students Receive Awards for NSRL-based Research and Knowledge at the 35th Annual Meeting of the Texas Society of Mammalogists

10 February 2017 Volume 4, Spring 2017 Edition of NSRL News is now available

25 January 2017  Research projects by NSRL Curator Caleb Phillips and NSRL Associates Richard Stevens and Liam McGuire are highlighted in Texas Tech Today article, Bats and Rats: A Deeper Look into Research at the NSRL

17 January 2017  The value of the NSRL for research is highlighted in a Texas Tech Today news article, Texas Tech’s NSRL: Where the Wild Things Are

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