Natural History Museum

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Scientists discover Welsh ‘dragon’ dinosaur – the size of a chicken
Pendraig milnerae was related to T rex and likely to have been apex predator despite its size, say experts

Steven Morris

05, Oct, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Angela Milner obituary
Natural History Museum palaeontologist who specialised in meat-eating dinosaurs and their direct descendants, the earliest birds

Paul Barrett

26, Aug, 2021 @2:15 PM

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Tiny traces of DNA found in cave dust may unlock secret life of Neanderthals
Advanced technique used to recover genetic material may help solve the mystery of early humans

Robin McKie Science editor

16, May, 2021 @8:45 AM

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No visitors but teeming with life: what’s going on inside the Natural History Museum?
While its doors have been closed to the public, scientists have been busy digitising its vast archive – from 100-year-old insects to rare minerals

Phoebe Weston, pictures by David Levene

13, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Royal Mint to commemorate fossil hunter Mary Anning
Special 50p coins will feature some of the Jurassic creatures discovered by 19th-century palaeontologist

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

25, Feb, 2021 @12:01 AM

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East Anglian beetles shed light on UK climate 4,000 years ago
Beetles donated to Natural History Museum found to be 4,000 years old indicating climate used to be warmer

Linda Geddes

28, Jan, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Moths to monkeys: 503 new species identified by UK scientists
Spectacular discovery of monkey in Myanmar among new species described this year by Natural History Museum scientists

Patrick Barkham

30, Dec, 2020 @7:00 AM

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'Makes the JK Rowling films look tame' – Fantastic Beasts: The Wonder of Nature review
This is way more than a celebration of the film series, showcasing the oddest things in the museum collection, from a horrific mermaid ‘fossil’ to the skull of a Dracorex Hogwartsia

Jonathan Jones

09, Dec, 2020 @3:19 PM

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Image of tiger hugging tree wins 2020 wildlife photographer award
Sergey Gorshkov left a hidden camera in a Russian forest for 11 months to capture the big cat

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

13, Oct, 2020 @9:00 PM

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Take a tusk, drill holes, weave a rope – and change the course of history
Scientists have discovered the tool our stone-age ancestors used to manufacture rope – a milestone in technological development

Robin McKie Science Editor

01, Aug, 2020 @1:30 PM

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Rock from Mars heads home after 600,000 year odyssey across space
Tiny piece of meteorite from London’s Natural History Museum will be used by rover exploring red planet

Robin McKie

26, Jul, 2020 @6:10 AM

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Big three London museums to reopen in August
People will have to book to visit V&A, Science Museum and Natural History Museum

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

14, Jul, 2020 @10:58 PM

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