A vast blue whale skeleton will take the place of the Diplodocus cast in Hintze Hall from summer 2017.
An exceptional example of the saw-like nose of an extinct fish has made its way into the Museum’s collection.
Rubbish has been found in the most isolated parts of the deep oceans, more than 1,000km from any coastlines.
Schools across the UK can now collaborate with the Museum on cutting-edge genetic research into the diversity of microscopic species living on buildings.
From research into rivers of rubbish and 800,000-year-old human footprints to the arrival of unprecedented new specimens, catch up on the most popular stories from 2014.
Deep-sea sediments are accumulating tiny fragments of plastic in surprisingly high concentrations, scientists have discovered.
A potential new blood test could catch early-stage breast cancer, replacing invasive biopsies.
Museum researchers are part of an international team that has won a prestigious engineering award for a new laser-based prospecting method.
Our newest dinosaur goes on permanent display in the Museum’s Earth Hall today, greeting visitors through the Exhibition Road entrance.
An autopsy of the best-preserved mammoth ever found has yielded flesh and blood, possibly paving the way for mammoth cloning.
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An innovative jaw bone study has revealed that a Jurassic fish ate like modern sea breams. By measuring t...
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A team of geologists from the Museum and Imperial College are in Mexico carrying out fieldwork at two of...
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