Explore the Museum's collection with Sir David Attenborough
Diplodocus head is 3D printed
This is what happens when a Jurassic dinosaur is introduced to twenty-first centure technology.
What is a cetacean and why would you scan it?
On tour with Tupaia
11 October 2019
This charismatic Polynesian turned Cook's first voyage into his own ceremonial tour.
Examining the body of one of the world's most elusive porpoise species
3 October 2019
Museum scientists have dissected a spectacled porpoise specimen to discover more about these little known animals.
A 12,000-year-old swamp full of dodo bones has been found
12 September 2019
An ancient swamp full of fossils from extinct animals was discovered in Mauritius.
Scientists support restoration of Brazil's National Museum collections after fire
27 August 2019
A year after the devastating blaze in Rio de Janeiro, hope lives on.