Sixty years ago, on 21 November, one of the world’s most audacious scientific frauds was exposed. Piltdown Man, seemingly the evolutionary missing link between apes and humans, was revealed as a fake.
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The butterfly collection kicks off the huge task of transferring the Museum's specimen records online.
Museum fungi expert Mark Spencer reveals striking examples of fungi that flourish in towns and cities.