The butterfly collection kicks off the huge task of transferring our specimen records online.
Whale deaths probably caused by fishing vessels raise fears over further danger.
Sir David Attenborough to resurrect prehistoric creatures in a 90-minute 3D TV film about the Museum and its specimens.
Five teams from all the entrants have now been picked to move the project into its next phase.
Ancient humans mark their territory in the lead up to a major new exhibition.
First evidence that organic matter can survive meteorite impacts supports the possibility that life on Earth may have originated elsewhere.
Luminary of the natural world marks year-long commemoration of great Victorian explorer Alfred Russel Wallace.
A new genus is named after the co-discoverer of the theory of evolution by natural selection on the centenary of his death.
A team of scientists using DNA testing reclassifies Linnaeus specimen.
A strangely seasonal leafhopper has been unearthed in the Wildlife Garden.