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
Research using the Museum's Lepidoptera collection has revealed how butterfly species continually evolve to avoid predation.
DNA analysis of 30 hairs attributed to yetis and other 'anomalous primates' reveals no unknown species.
Join us this weekend for events and activities celebrating the secret lives of bats.
A new fish species measuring up to 15.4mm has been discovered in the Rio Negro in Brazil.
Deep-diving birds emerge from water nearly dry using a trick that could be copied in new fabrics.
Women scientists, including the Museum's Mars expert Natasha Stephen, will discuss their work on South Bank this Saturday 29 June 2014.
A week of events celebrating insects begins in the Wildlife Garden.
Sub-millimetre-sized wasp discovered in scientist's son's playground. Museum wasp expert Dr Andrew Polasz...
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:30:23
Hi all! Natasha here again, raring to tell you all about a most excellent trip that I’ve recently return...
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 13:18:07
Researchers discover evidence of optimal foraging strategies, which are found across the animal kingdom today,...
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:03:26