Natural History Museum

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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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UK Amazon boss to become new head of Natural History Museum
Doug Gurr will take over as director later this year

Lanre Bakare Arts and culture correspondent

18, Jun, 2020 @9:00 AM

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The Guardian view on natural history: children need to know
Editorial: With or without a new GCSE, pupils must be taught to think about life on Earth


15, Jun, 2020 @6:39 PM

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Century-old Antarctic journal reveals survival and sexed-up penguins
Scott expedition notebooks acquired by Natural History Museum hold ‘crucial data’

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

24, Apr, 2020 @11:01 PM

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The five: dinosaurs that once roamed the British Isles
Last week scientists discovered the first Stegosaurus footprints in Scotland. Which other prehistoric reptiles lived on these shores?

Oscar Bentley

15, Mar, 2020 @5:30 AM

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