Museum scientists have revealed the closest relations to ancient South American ungulates.
The Museum's new display tells the story of Neanderthals and modern humans in the UK and opens on 14 March.
Studies on two jawbones, one 2.8 million years old and the other 1.8, give more clues to human origins.
The Museum's 150-million-year-old Stegosaurus stenops would have weighed around 1,600kg in life, similar to the size of a small rhino.
Enter the #BackClimateAction image competition for a chance to win prizes from Getty Images and tickets to the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition.
Researchers have identified environmental impacts on marine animals during global warming in the Jurassic, suggesting how climate change might affect modern marine ecosystems .
Britain’s crop wild relatives will feature in the first scientific garden to show at the Royal Horticultural Society event.
Museum scientists have created a tool made from LEGO to hold and manipulate delicate specimens such as tiny insects.
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.
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