Our scientists are pioneering techniques that will accelerate the classification of new species, explain patterns of change in the natural world, measure global biodiversity, and tackle challenges in food and health.
The Museum’s vast collections of vertebrates, invertebrates, plants and microbes support our staff's unique expertise in evolutionary biology, biodiversity and systematics.
Life sciences news
Museum scientists have created a tool made from Lego to manipulate delicate specimens.
Rubbish has been found more than 1,000km from any coastline.
Schools get involved with Museum genetic research.