Wildlife photo competition, new gallery full of treasures, NASA's Curiosity Mars landing live and more.
Chris Stringer and a team are using new tests to try to reveal the Piltdown hoaxer.
245-million-year-old fossils belong to Nyasasaurus, possibly the earliest dinosaur.
The Duchess was guest of honour at the opening of new Treasures Cadogan Gallery.
More than 200 projects are reviewed and a citizen science project guide produced.
The Museum is delighted to announce the appointment of Justin Morris as Director of Public Engagement.
From dodo bones to the first Neanderthal skull, find out the full 22 treasures.
Take part in a treasure hunt around London for the opening of the Museum's new gallery.
Could there be blood in 2 new 46-million-year-old mosquitoes?
Chris Stringer is one of London's 1,000 most influential people in 2012.
HRH The Duchess of Cambridge will be guest of honour at opening of new Treasures gallery.
The ice rink is in the magical setting on the Museum east lawn.
Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year winners are revealed.
Evidence of teeth in primitive jawed vertebrates has been found.
Hungry leeches, rummaging macaques and a praying mantis in the dining room, follow the blog.
Museum scientists reveal new proof of the Tissint meteorite's origin.
Scientists at the Museum identify a 520-million-year-old fossilised brain.
A huge 177 undescribed species of parasitoid wasps are identified.
Use a state-of-the-art digital specimen table at the Museum's largest science festival.
Museum scientists help reveal feeding habits of crocodylians.
How do you determine what is the smallest animal? Museum scientist Ralf Britz explains.
The Museum's largest festival of science on 28 September has plenty for Mars fans.
Museum's Chris Stringer comments on the ancient human genome research.
Commended images for the Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year are revealed.
See one of the entries for the Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.
The eagerly awaited Museum sleepover event has arrived!
Museum's Joe Michalski talks about the mission to land Curiosity on Mars.
Scientists detect cryptotephra, a microscopic volcanic glass, from an ancient Italian eruption.
Museum's Martian library gets a boost with the Tissint meteorite.
Discover true stories of danger, death and disaster.
The Medusa emerald goes on show in its first public display in Europe.
Summer-flowering orchids are flourishing and now’s a good time to spot them.
Museum scientists use techniques for designing F1 cars to reveal dinosaur feeding habits.
More than 650 million years of Earth history are brought to life.
It's National Insect Week and so the perfect time to take a look at the latest bugs sent to the Museum. Watch the video.
Museum scientists reveal how the 4-legged dinosaurs stood for the first time.
The world's largest known sample of fossil humans are Neanderthals, according to a study by the Museum's Chris Stringer.
A study on the sex lives of penguins, too graphic for 100 years ago, is published. Watch the video.
Get free entry to the Museum's Scott's Last Expedition exhibition on Wednesday.
More than 5,000 visitors came to the free event, the largest of its kind in the UK.
35,000 genes are identified by sequencing the tomato genome.
Museum scientists identify a dwarf mammoth in the Mediterranean. Watch the video.
The origin of the unusual beak of pufferfishes has been discovered by Museum scientists.
One human skull may look a lot like another. Chris Stringer highlights the features that ID Homo sapiens.
Scientists have produced a plan to make mapping all the species on the planet achievable.
The impact of the invasive beetle is tracked with help from the public.
Other large dinosaurs may have had feathers. Dinosaur expert Paul Barrett gives his view.
The UK premiere from the team behind Gunther von Hagens’ Body Worlds opens Friday 6 April.
Special guests visit the Museum's exhibition, Scott's Last Expedition, 100 years on from Scott's last diary entry.
Wild Planet showcases 80 award-winning photos from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year archives.
Models on ice-age plant and animal movements reveal clues to human evolution.
Follow scientists' research with a remotely-operated vehicle as they send back daily blog posts and videos.
Caecilians are the least well-known of the amphibians, but scientists have identified a new family.
Museum enquiries show that the noble false widow spider is moving north.
Entries for the Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition close on Thursday 23 February.
Discover the fastest, strongest and loudest creatures on the planet in this exhibition.
A rare Martian meteorite could help unravel the mysteries of Mars. Watch the video.
Just 2% of plant collectors find the majority of new species, new research shows.
A landmark change has been made in the process of naming new plant species.
The first debate streams live from the Museum and looks at the issues coming up at Rio+20.
They may look like something out of a science fiction movie, but the living horseshoe crab has survived major extinctions.
The Princess Royal attended the opening of Scott's Last Expedition, the Natural History Museum's new exhibition.
Does the discovery of an Earth-like planet, Kepler-22b, and other planets bring the search for alien life closer?
The remarkable scientific achievements of Scott’s Terra Nova expedition are explored in our new exhibition.
From an exploration of the insides of animals to the last expedition of Captain Scott, find out what's new at the Museum this year.