Snake from Ethiopia identified as new viper species
A team of scientists led by Museum researchers have identified and named a new species of viper, Bitis harenna, that lives in Ethiopia’s Bale Mountains National Park.
21 March 2016
Tropical biodiversity developed more than 35 million years ago
The tendency for species diversity to be greatest near the Equator developed 34 to 48 million years ago during the Eocene Epoch, Museum scientists have found.18 March 2016
Macabre burial practices of Iron Age Britons revealed
An analysis of 2,000-year-old bones suggests pre-Roman Britons frequently interacted with their dead, often by digging up corpses or retrieving decomposing body parts from pits.4 March 2016