The Freedom of Information (FIO) Act 2000 comes into full force on 1 January 2005.
Nature in black and white is the new category in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2005.
Bones from the biggest dinosaur uncovered in the UK have been discovered on the Isle of Wight.
An intriguing fossilised ichthyosaur has been excavated from the beach at Charmouth, near Lyme Regis.
A stuffed giraffe and a baby elephant are moved out of the Natural History Museum.
Little folk (Homo floresiensis) 'were just sick humans'!
Three-foot-tall human is discovered in Flores, Indonesia.
Research on head lice suggests there was close contact between early human species.
Museum's new brand identity uses the power and variety of nature to bring together the diverse elements of the Museum's activities.
Highly commended images for Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2004 are announced.
CT scans of a thigh bone fossil of human-like creature moves bipedalism back 2 million years.
Flesh-eating beetles are the newest members of staff at the Natural History Museum.
A new high-performance swimsuit mimics the skin of sharks.
Staff from the Museum repair damaged parts of the Diplodocus cast, which have become damaged and brittle with age.
Dino-bird Archaeopteryx gives clues to the origins of flight.
The world's first DNA bank for endangered animals, Frozen Ark is launched.
The Natural History Museum has received £5 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund to build the Darwin Centre Phase Two.
Fossilised remains of two ancient hippos have been discovered in Norfolk, UK.
Visitor to the Museum's Insect Roadshow discovers new species of crop pest.
An eight-foot sturgeon, recently at the centre of a dispute over legal rights, is handed over to the Museum.
The Natural History Museum wins prize at the Excellence in England Awards 2004.