Natural History Museum

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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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‘Ultimate honour’: remains of hundreds of Moriori returned in biggest repatriation yet
Remains returned from UK Natural History Museum as well as from across New Zealand, a century after being dug up as curiosities by explorers

Eva Corlett

08, Jul, 2022 @2:43 AM

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Tyrannosaurus cheques? UK’s dino-industry pins hopes on Jurassic World Dominion
Theme parks, toy brands and even coastal hotspots are looking to the latest dinosaur blockbuster for a bump in revenue

Catherine Shoard

10, Jun, 2022 @4:54 PM

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Sir Patrick Vallance to become chair of Natural History Museum
Government adviser, who says museum ‘inspired me to pursue a career in science’, will take on role in 2023

Nadia Khomami

31, Jan, 2022 @5:23 PM

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Natural History Museum identifies more than 500 new species in 2021
‘Hell herons’, metallic beetles, tiny shrimp – scientists have been busy describing unusual creatures despite Covid restrictions

Patrick Greenfield

30, Dec, 2021 @12:01 AM

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