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For Museums at Night Amy Strike heads through the bluebell-scented woodlands of Hatchalnds Park for a bat walk in search of Barbastelles and Pipistrelles...
The 20th anniversary of the film Jurassic Park has inspired the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh to put together the country's largest ever exhibition of amber.
Created by leading contemporary artists in an exploration of beauty and fragility, a panda-based collection of works in Woking will support conservation efforts by the WWF.
The second exhibition at a gallery attuned to climate concerns is a strikingly simple and multi-disciplinary one, says Mary Stevens.
An infestation of art and events at the Wellcome Collection, where Insects au Gratin and Insects vs Humans are on the menu as part of the phobia-exploring Pestival.
Having seen deforestation on his native Brazilian farm, acclaimed photographer Sebastião Salgado went to five corners of the earth in pursuit of a portrait of the natural world.
A University of St Andrews statistical geologist who has spent 16 years pursuing the science behind some famous myths reveals his findings at Fife's Scottish Fisheries Museum.
Curated from across University College London's four museums, a display of surgical curiosities and ancient artefacts ponders all things alien and inorganic to our bodies.
The Curator of Vertebrate Palaeontology at the Museum of Zoology explains why a bone from the collection is one of the most extraordinary she's ever seen.
As part of a guest series from the University of Cambridge, take a look at a reed-dwelling bird which is thriving again after an uncertain few years.
A century after Captain James Laskey did a fine job of compiling Scotland's first museum catalogue, the three-toed sloths, stones, shields and Mastodon teeth are back.
Obsolete in teaching, limited for research use, poorly documented and a "nightmare" to interpret, Curator Mark Carnall tells us about the Grant's wondrous office of slides.
A couple of thousand slides form one of the most unusual exhibitions ever made at the University College London museum, including beetles, squids, fleas and whales.
A Great Auk, a Dodo and an Irish Elk are part of the Natural History Museum's new display. And one of the tiniest specimens on show proves it's not all doom and gloom.
With the new Salgado exhibition wowing visitors to the Natural History Museum We have a copy of the acclaimed Brazilian photographer's TASCHEN monograph to give away to one lucky winner.