Watch the video to see some of the latest research released by Museum scientists.
Deep-sea sediments are accumulating tiny fragments of plastic in surprisingly high concentrations, scientists have discovered.
A potential new blood test could catch early-stage breast cancer, replacing invasive biopsies.
An autopsy of the best-preserved mammoth ever found has yielded flesh and blood, possibly paving the way for mammoth cloning.
Roman-era skulls show far less gum disease than modern Brits, due to the invention of smoking and the rise in diabetes.
The world's oldest vertebrate sex organs, found in 385-million-year-old fish, prove sex is a lot older than we thought.