Contrary to previous suggestions, most dinosaurs were likely not declining before the impact wiped them out entirely.
Warm humid weather means clouds of flying ants, probably several times this summer.
Royal visit to the butterfly house provides perfect backdrop for official pictures.
In a rare case of internal differences between the sexes, the males of one fish genus have a swimbladder up to 98 times the volume of the females'.
Spectacular fossil brain discovery leads to rethink of the evolution of arthropods
Research using the Museum's Lepidoptera collection has revealed how butterfly species continually evolve to avoid predation.
DNA analysis of 30 hairs attributed to yetis and other 'anomalous primates' reveals no unknown species.
Join us this weekend for events and activities celebrating the secret lives of bats.
A new fish species measuring up to 15.4mm has been discovered in the Rio Negro in Brazil.
Deep-diving birds emerge from water nearly dry using a trick that could be copied in new fabrics.
A team of Museum scientists and volunteers visited Slapton Ley Nature Reserve between 21-25 July to sample inv...
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:20:50
The spotted green pigeon, a mysterious species collected in the 1700s, turns out to have been a flying relativ...
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:12:19
A team of Museum scientists and volunteers are in Slapton Ley Nature Reserve this week to sample invertebrates...
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:45:44