Some bacteria will transform sugar from candy into plaque. But did you know there are other microbes working to keep these cavity causers at bay? On this Microbiome Monday, meet some of the microbes in your mouth!
Have a spooktacular time at the Museum this weekend with a mummy, vampire squid, and creepy, crawly arachnids!
Take a crash course about asteroids—like the one doing a fly-by of Earth this Halloween—by watching our new series of video explainers.
The Museum's library is part of the Darwin Manuscripts Project, which aims to digitize the papers, manuscripts, and correspondence of Charles Darwin. Many of these papers were retrieved from Darwin's home in Kent, England, known as Down House.