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New research shows that 1912 was a year of "raised but not exceptional" iceberg hazards, with the risk "likely to increase" in the future.
A metatarsal of a sauropod, spotted as a missing specimen in the collection at Doncaster Museum, is to return to the Rotunda collection for the first time since 1964.
A fossil found in China, related to modern insects, spiders, lobsters and millipedes, has one of the earliest blood vessel systems in a living animal, say Natural History Museum scientists.
Scientists have used an electromagnetic radiation technique 10 billion times brighter than the sun on a leaf fossil left by an epoch on the west of the US.
From the Cadmium compounds that kill to the mercurial myth of modern thermometers, here are a few facts you might not know courtesy of the Ulster Museum's new show.
The Ulster Museum's new semi-permanent show, From Actinium to Zirconium, reveals "everything around you" and much invisible matter, says curator Dr Mike Simms.
Early weather systems, Florence Nightingale visualisations and chimpanzees, dogs, opossums, platypuses and chickens in the British Library's first science spectacular.
The Gaia hypothesiser will be revealed as a reluctant pupil with a youthful passion for museums in an exhibition, Unlocking Lovelock, opening at the Science Museum in April.
Tony Purnell, the Head of Technical Development for the Great Britain Cycling Team, on trying to give athletes an edge ahead of his Cambridge Science Festival appearance.
The Oxford University Museum of Natural History welcomed thousands of visitors this weekend after reopening its doors following a £2 million roof restoration project.
Launched on Charles Darwin's 205th birthday, a £3 million fundraising campaign aims to turn the Cambridge Museum of Zoology into a palace of the animal kingdom in 2016.
New Art Club, Robin Ince, Rosie Wilby and stand-up researchers provide the laughs as the Cambridge Science Festival fits plenty of comedy into its packed programme.
Many visitors claim the grey Woolston seal, found swimming the Mersey in 1908, was shot by their grandfather. Criminality and a new Polly Morgan work also feature in Warrington.
A spectacular new gallery at the 19th century Warrington Museum features more than 80 colourful birds, a seal and a giant anteater. Manager Janice Hayes tells us more.
When a bust of Charles Darwin moved to the Grant Museum of Zoology's new home in 2011, it left an empty plinth. A head-sculpting competition will redress the balance.