Prehistoric teeth unlock clues to mammoth diets
31 October 2016
Museum scientists have reconstructed the diets of extinct mammals in Britain, thanks to a new way of analysing fossilised teeth.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016 winners announced
18 October 2016
American photojournalist Tim Laman was named Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016 for his image of a critically endangered Bornean orangutan.
New bee species breeding in Britain
17 October 2016
A bee species more commonly found in continental Europe has been spotted in Britain for the first time.
Volcano study shows timeline of magma behaviour before eruption
12 October 2016
A new approach for analysing minerals in volcanic rocks is helping scientists work out what happens inside a volcano before it erupts.
London Crossrail fossil finds on display at Museum
7 October 2016
Archaeologists working on Crossrail have donated to the Museum a piece of 55-million-year-old amber and a woolly mammoth jawbone fragment unearthed in London.