Hundreds of hummingbirds get a makeover
17 August 2018
Cleaning over 300 specimens takes time and a lot of dexterity.
Colour in the collections: bird taxidermy
25 October 2016
The art of taxidermy has become fashionable again in recent years. But it has always been scientifically useful. Bird curator Hein van Grouw demonstrates how it's done.
Sending moths confusing sex signals is saving Museum specimens
19 June 2015
Convincing male clothes moths to chase other males is reducing the Museum's pest population.