New research reveals a 515-million-year-old mouth with rings of sharp teeth belonged to an ancient arthropod, giving clues to the ancestral origins of this feature.
New research shows turtles can tolerate warmer conditions – but their ability to cope with climate change will likely depend on how quickly temperatures rise.
From skeletal remains found among centuries-old owl pellets, Museum scientists have recovered the first DNA sample of the extinct Caribbean mammal genus Nesophontes.
An innovative method of scanning bones is improving our understanding of child mortality in Roman Britain.
The loss of species diversity has reached unsafe levels across 58% of the world’s land surface, according to a new assessment led by Museum scientists.
Museum-led research uncovers the pigments that give the sea snails Clanculus pharaonius and C. margaritarius their striking pink and yellow-brown shells.
DNA sequencing by Museum scientists has revealed how endangered Australian crayfish and their symbiotic flatworms evolved together – and may soon become extinct together too.
Did English and Scottish water voles arrive in Britain at the same time, or did later English colonisers displace the earlier arrivals? New research unpicks data spanning 28,000 years.
Museum scientists have found that Osedax worms, which feed on the bones of whale carcasses, can live in shallow Mediterranean waters.
The tendency for species diversity to be greatest near the Equator developed 34 to 48 million years ago during the Eocene Epoch, Museum scientists have found.