An autopsy of the best-reserved mammoth ever found has yielded flesh and blood, possibly paving the way for mammoth cloning.
Hyperspectral imaging allows us to read for the first time one of Alfred Russel Wallace's notebooks that was ruined in a shipwreck.
The world’s most complete Stegosaurus skeleton will go on display on 4 December.
Insects evolved at the same time as the earliest land plants around 480 million years ago and shaped Earth's early ecosystems.
Roman-era skulls show far less gum disease than modern Brits, due to the invention of smoking and the rise in diabetes.
A pride of lions and a scorpion in the Sun scoop the top prizes.
The world's oldest vertebrate sex organs, found in 385-million-year-old fish, prove sex is a lot older than we thought.
Are giant spiders invading Britain's homes? Find out if that eight-legged beast in your bathtub is dangerous with Museum expert Stuart Hine.
The lifestyles of extinct marine crocs mirror those of today's living groups.
A new technique for producing cells from butterflies and beetles could pave the way for paint colours that never fade.
Rebecca Upson, UK Overseas Territories team, The Herbarium, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew Friday 28 Novemb...
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:44:24
After a day of busy packing, submitting a request for a helicopter and some sequence data analysis, I went for...
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 01:36:31
So here is the next blog installment from Dave 'Dave' Hall', who joined our team of Museum scientists on a fi...
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