Museum scientists identify the 200th caecilian, a weird and wonderful group of little-known amphibians.
New research into lion genes could help scientists boost numbers.
Exceptional preservation reveals a 520-million-year-old cardiovascular system.
At 20.30 this Saturday 29 March, the Museum will go dark in support of a worldwide environmental campaign.
Document found in Museum's archive suggests the river blenny was wiped out on Cyprus.
Scientists discover that a reportedly lungless amphibian that overturned an evolutionary theory actually has a lung and working nostrils.
Evolution in action as small fish in a big pond lose out.
New ancient animal species uncovered in Canadian Rockies.
Museum scans of 3.9-billion-year-old Apollo Moon rock could expose new insights into the Moon's geological history.
Clues to early human existence revealed during ongoing excavation of Happisburgh archaeological site.
Breeding with Neanderthals allowed our ancestors to better cope with European winters, but also passed on diseases we suffer today.
As the new Volcanoes and Earthquakes gallery prepares to blast open, Museum volcanologist talks about predicting disasters and exploring off limits on the slopes of volcanoes.
Mystery beaver spotted in Devon could be the first wild case recorded in England since they were hunted to extinction.
Dr Mark Spencer gives evidence to Parliamentary committee on environmental impact of invasive non-native species.
Search for Earth's building blocks heats up as Rosetta nears its target.
Lobster discovered in South African waters named after the country's remarkable leader.
Research suggests tooth decay was prevalent in earlier human societies.
Unseen toxic stream of plastic flows below Thames surface.