Take a journey through life on Earth in a new book that explores our most iconic fossils.
The first complete Greenland shark specimen has been preserved for research at the Museum after washing up on a Northumberland beach last autumn.
Scientists studying the venom of bloodworms for the first time have discovered why it can cause severe allergic reactions similar to that of a bee sting.
Hippos once roamed freely across ancient Britain, and now they’ve returned to London after 125,000 years as a giant hippo sculpture is erected on the Thames.
The first award-winning images from almost 42,000 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition entries are released today.
Accurate dating of 40 sites across Europe shows that Neanderthals and humans overlapped by as much as 5,400 years.
Microscopic particles brought back to Earth by the Stardust mission are likely the first examples of interstellar dust.
Lunar meteorites reveal the diverse composition of the Moon's crust, contrary to a theory based on Apollo samples.
New evidence from primitive plants and beetles shows how the evolution of flowering plants caused a boom in land-based life.
One of the earliest examples of dinosaurs living in herds has been found in a remote region of Venezuela.
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