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Category: Science

Our Global Neighbours: God of War - Two Incarnations

One big and one small figure of the God Gou from Dahomey.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 30 Oct 2014

Our Global Neighbours: Curious Cook Clubs

Dangerous Caribbean weapons in the Captain Cook Collection.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 29 Oct 2014

Getting to the core of things

Physically numbering objects with registration numbers is an important way of making sure we can identify the objects in our collection.

By: Ms Rebecca Fisher, Category: Science, Date: 27 Oct 2014

Revealing the true identity of a worm

Solving a marine worm mystery: a detective story.

By: Dr Pat Hutchings, Category: Science, Date: 27 Oct 2014

Egyptian Past: Little Minions at Work

Cultivating a life of eternal bliss – leaving work to others.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 20 Oct 2014

Science and Art – a fruitful partnership

We help an artist use our mineral collection in new and exciting ways.

By: Ross Pogson, Category: Science, Date: 20 Oct 2014

Meet a brand new family of microscopic snails

Sifting through mud has led to the discovery of a new group of gastropods.

By: Dr Anders Hallan, Category: Science, Date: 09 Oct 2014

Discovering the biodiversity of the Greater Mekong

Much of the biodiversity of the Greater Mekong region in Southeast Asia remains undiscovered, but is already under great threat.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 06 Oct 2014

Our Global Neighbours: King’s Misfortune and Devil

How sickness came to the world and how to remedy disorders.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 01 Oct 2014

100,000 transcriptions and a roomful of molluscs

Our Digital Volunteers team (DigiVol) recently celebrated two incredible milestones.

By: Paul Flemons, Category: Science, Date: 29 Sep 2014