Earth sciences

Museum scientists in the Earth Sciences Department are studying the origins of the planet, the earth's resources and the evolution of life.

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Latest blog posts
  • Jurassic mammals were picky eaters

    Some of the earliest mammals had more specialised diets than previously thought, leading to key evolutionary traits we carry today. Shrew-sized mammals living 200 million years ago in the Jurassi...
    Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:10:54

  • Diary of a microfossil curator - part 4

    This week I 'claim an assist' at the start of the football season, visit the lab where David Attenborough once dropped his camera into a vat of acid, move a microfossil tree across the Museum, am remi...
    Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:24:43