Accurate dating of 40 sites across Europe shows that Neanderthals and humans overlapped by as much as 5,400 years.
Microscopic particles brought back to Earth by the Stardust mission are likely the first examples of interstellar dust.
Lunar meteorites reveal the diverse composition of the Moon's crust, contrary to a theory based on Apollo samples.
New evidence from primitive plants and beetles shows how the evolution of flowering plants caused a boom in land-based life.
One of the earliest examples of dinosaurs living in herds has been found in a remote region of Venezuela.
Contrary to previous suggestions, most dinosaurs were likely not declining before the impact wiped them out entirely.
Warm humid weather means clouds of flying ants, probably several times this summer.
Royal visit to the butterfly house provides perfect backdrop for official pictures.
In a rare case of internal differences between the sexes, the males of one fish genus have a swimbladder up to 98 times the volume of the females'.
Spectacular fossil brain discovery leads to rethink of the evolution of arthropods
Some of the earliest mammals had more specialised diets than previously thought, leading to key evolutionary t...
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Museum scientists Ashley King and Anton Kearsley have co-authored an article published in Science on 14 August...
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Guest post by Daisy Cunynghame Much is known about the Museum's work and contribution to the efforts of t...
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