Museum scientists are researching the effects of climate and geophysical change on biodiversity in the past using fossil remains.
Knowledge of the past gives us a clearer understanding of the current changes in biodiversity.
Find out more about the fascinating projects Museum scientists are working on to discover more about early humans in Britain, Gibraltar and North Africa.
Research on the extinction of the large mammals – the megafauna – has brought some surprises.
Find out more about new research revealing that Archaeopteryx, the earliest known bird, had hearing closer to that of later birds than to its reptilian ancestors.
Museum scientists have been investigating evolution of plants have influenced that of herbivorous dinosaurs, and vice versa?