Dinosaurs & Fossils
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A pair of hairy, wizened models of two of the earliest types of man to roam Britain have been delivered - and then swiftly hidden from view - at the Natural History Museum.
Find out about the "vampire's face" in a Dracula bug spotted in the Natural History Museum's wildlife garden, as well as a set of 520 million-year-old nerves.
The skull, teeth and wrongly placed fins of a 183-million-year-old fossil have returned to Doncaster as part of an extensive conservation project.
Having spent 50 years in Doncaster, a set of ancient fish fossils are returning to Scarborough following a conservation project which has delighted curators in Yorkshire.
Find the best dinosaur museums and collections in the UK with this Culture24 guide to the top ten dinosaur and fossil museum visits this summer.
Toucans, birds of paradise, an adult orang-utan and a portrait by comedian Bill Bailey are among a largely-unseen collection of exhibits relating to Alfred Russel Wallace.
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.
Scarborough Museums' Will Watts recalls a bitterly cold, ten-day excavation on a North Yorkshire beach which plugged a gap of around 60 million years.
Having explored mammoth teeth, dragonfly wings and the bones of bears during a residency alongside scientists, Katie Paterson's new exhibition is a miniature history of life.
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.
A new vault of "weird s***" in Soho prepares to unveil penis bones carved from human skulls, skeletons, a woolly mammoth tusk and an Ice Age wolf head.
London's Natural History Museum will open a new permanent gallery in November showcasing 22 of the most exceptional objects from the museum's collection.
An Albino Burmese python measuring 14 feet in length and an Asian Waterdragon will be taking part in a family day in Belfast this weekend, accompanied by fossil handling.
Using 3D bone scans as part of new DNA research on the The Elephant Man, University of London experts are allowing the public to see an exact replica of Joseph Merrick's skeleton.
A 42-zone fun garden in Birmingham, mirrors forged from iron meteorite fragments and chainsaws, axes, fire and wood at Kew Gardens: it must be our science picks for June.