The details of Richard III’s bloody battlefield death have been revealed for the first time through CT scanning of his suspected skeleton.
Take a journey through life on Earth in a new book that explores our most iconic fossils.
The first complete Greenland shark specimen has been preserved for research at the Museum after washing up on a Northumberland beach last autumn.
Scientists studying the venom of bloodworms for the first time have discovered why it can cause severe allergic reactions similar to that of a bee sting.
Hippos once roamed freely across ancient Britain, and now they’ve returned to London after 125,000 years as a giant hippo sculpture is erected on the Thames.
The first award-winning images from almost 42,000 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition entries are released today.
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.
The skeletons of ancient marine reptiles were home to deep-sea communities in the same way that whale carcasse...
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:02:24
Palaeoenvironmental analysis of a Mesolithic-Neolithic sedimentary sequence from Queens Sedgemoor, Somerset ...
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:14:36
We are showcasing our microfossil tree on the Climate Change Station at the annual Science Uncovered event on ...
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:40:41