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Mar 4, 2015 An encouraging message from flying butterflies
With the forthcoming opening of our Sensational Butterflies exhibition in April, and the digitisation of our collections progressing gradually and efficiently, I thought it would be welcoming and encouraging to post a 3D art video on butterflies.  ...
Feb 26, 2015 Deep diving and the greatest library on Earth
On Wed 14 January 2015, the Museum welcomed a guest speaker to present a special science seminar. Richard Pyle of Bishop Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii, spoke about:   ...the number of species on planet Earth that remain unknown to science exceeds...
Feb 24, 2015 Urchins reveal new complexity to evolution
The evolutionary rates of sea urchins are more complex than previously thought, a finding that could apply across the evolutionary tree.   Evolution within groups of organisms was first thought to occur continuously, at a constant rate....
Feb 18, 2015 The penultimate journey...
It's been a while but we have now the penultimate installment of the Peruvian Adventure by Dave the driver Hall...enjoy.   I think that fourth night must have been the first one I've spent at 2,700m and I didn't seem any the worse for it. I tugged...
Feb 18, 2015 Sampling Oxford University Natural History Museum | The Microverse
This blog post is a guest blog from the Natural History Investigators at Oxford Univeristy Natural History Museum (OUNHM).  After visiting us in London, to find out more about The Microverse research and to support us in our development of the...