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19 July 2018
Orbiting between Mars and Jupiter, the asteroid has been named after the Museum's Head of Collections.
18 July 2018
All membership packs and magazines will now be mailed in 100% biodegradable or recyclable packaging.
17 July 2018
Researchers have discovered several new animal species living on the Pacific seafloor.
16 July 2018
As the weather warms up the UK is often swarmed with reports of biting horseflies. A Museum fly expert explains what is going on.