Tens of millions of years ago, the frozen wastes of Antarctica were a temperate zone, thriving with life. Now Museum researchers are looking for the remains of those animals, which may include some of the first mammals.
Research reveals that a 50-million-year-old bird fossil on display in the Museum’s special exhibition Dinosaurs Among Us is from a previously unknown relative of the modern-day ostrich.
New research shows that scorpions from different regions share similar interior design tastes in their burrows.
A paper co-authored by Museum scientists finds that the ability to produce light evolved 29 times in fish alone—much more often than previously thought.