Scientists have traced what dinosaur DNA could have looked like
Researchers uncovered how the genome of a dinosaur might have looked by studying turtles and birds.25 May 2018
Ancient meteorite gives a glimpse into the crust of Mars
A meteorite sample from the Museum collection is revealing more about how and when the crust of the Red Planet formed.24 May 2018
New beetle is named after London Pride beer
A Brazilian beetle in the genus Metallactus has been named after an ale.17 May 2018
Risso's dolphin on Great Yarmouth beach is latest UK stranding
A dolphin that washed up on a beach in Norfolk is one of the latest cetaceans to strand.25 May 2018
Creating a computer-generated Neanderthal
Hollywood star Andy Serkis worked with Museum experts to create an animated Neanderthal.11 May 2018
The origins of a deadly disease that's killing amphibians
A deadly fungus has been devastating populations of amphibians all over the world - but no one knew where it began until now.
The caterpillars causing allergic reactions in London
The Forestry Commission issues annual alerts about toxic oak processionary moth caterpillars in London.
What on Earth?
Taking a spectacled porpoise to hospital
The Museum's spectacled porpoise specimen went on a rather unusual trip, all in the name of science.
1 May 2018