Natural History Museum

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Scapa Flow Museum showing Orkney island’s wartime role up for top prize
UK museum of the year award has shortlist of five showing ‘astonishing ambition and boundless creativity’

Harriet Sherwood and Kevin Rawlinson

22, May, 2023 @2:32 PM

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Robin Cocks obituary
Other lives: Head of palaeontology at the Natural History Museum and authority on fossil brachiopods

Mark Cocks

02, Apr, 2023 @7:19 PM

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New analysis of ancient human protein could unlock secrets of evolution
The technique – known as proteomics – could bring new insights into the past two million years of humanity’s history

Robin McKie Science Editor

05, Mar, 2023 @10:00 AM

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From Piltdown Man to anti-vaxxers ... What science’s worst hoaxes can teach us
Covid disinformation prompts Royal Society to consider ways of countering forgeries and falsehoods

Robin McKie

25, Feb, 2023 @3:10 PM

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Discovered in the deep: the anglerfish with vampire-like sex lives
A deep trawl has brought up a potentially new species of a fish whose extreme mating methods include permanent physical fusion

Helen Scales

01, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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A rare glimpse inside Britain’s secret vault of whale skeletons
The hoard of bones of 6,000 whales, dolphins and porpoises is one of the world’s finest research resources – and may hold the key to the long-term future of these species

Anna Turns

21, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Natural History Museum under fire for gagging clause with Danish oil sponsor
Wildlife photography contest that was subject to the agreement described environmental impact of oil rigs in positive light

Wil Crisp

08, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Snowflake Bentley’s 19th-century images of snow crystals put online
Natural History Museum bought album of images by pioneering scientist in 1899 and has now digitised them

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

04, Jan, 2023 @11:15 AM

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351 new species named by Natural History Museum – and a quarter are wasps
New varieties of the insect include species that could be useful for controlling crop pests

Helena Horton Environment reporter

30, Dec, 2022 @12:56 PM

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‘The sheer scale is extraordinary’: meet the titanosaur that dwarfs Dippy the diplodocus
One of the largest creatures to have walked the Earth is to become the Natural History Museum’s new star attraction

Robin McKie Science Editor

26, Nov, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Schoolchildren in England to learn about biodiversity in new RHS project
Partnership between RHS, Natural History Museum and DfE will enable schools to access funding to create green spaces

Helena Horton Environment reporter

23, Nov, 2022 @10:28 AM

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Scientists find 30 potential new species at bottom of ocean
Natural History Museum scientists seek to unlock mysteries of deep sea but some fear activity will disturb diversity of the depths

Helena Horton Environment reporter

26, Jul, 2022 @1:57 PM

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