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Category: Science

Orgy of Eels

 It’s deep, dark and cold – what better place to spawn?

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 12 Aug 2015

Letter from the Simpson Desert Expedition 2015: desert oasis

The third missive from journalist Jo Stewart, who is documenting the work of our science team in the Simpson Desert

By: Jo Stewart, Category: Science, Date: 11 Aug 2015

Letter from the Simpson Desert Expedition 2015: a camel's pace

The second missive from journalist Jo Stewart, who is documenting the work of our science team in the Simpson Desert.

By: Jo Stewart, Category: Science, Date: 07 Aug 2015

Our Global Neighbours: Headdress and Money

Personal fortune and adornments of Palestinian women.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 07 Aug 2015

Letter from the Simpson Desert Expedition 2015: the journey begins

The first missive from journalist Jo Stewart, who is documenting the work of our science team in the Simpson Desert.

By: Jo Stewart, Category: Science, Date: 04 Aug 2015

Simpson Desert Expedition 2015: Introduction

Follow our scientists as they journey into one of the most remote areas on the planet.

By: Brendan Atkins, Category: Science, Date: 29 Jul 2015

'Sucker-bum squid' and other intriguing molluscs

 What do a pygmys, dumplings and sucker-bums have in common?

By: James O'Hanlon, Category: Science, Date: 16 Jul 2015

Learning Process: 'Fabricator' Explained

How the craftsmen in the New Guinea Highlands helped to solve an archaeological mystery.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 16 Jul 2015

Our Global Neighbours: The flint of Brighton

A stone that served humanity for millennia.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 09 Jul 2015

Message in a bottle

Scientists worldwide can access the Museum’s collections through specimen loans.

By: Erinna Ford, Category: Science, Date: 12 Jun 2015