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The Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards ceremony | #NHM_Live special

Watch our coverage of the #WPY53 awards ceremony from 19.55 BST, 17 Oct, live from the Museum’s Hintze Hall. See all the winners in every category...

The snakes of South Kensington with Jeff Streicher | #NHM_Live

For the final episode of #NHM_Live in series 2 starred the snakes of our collections in South Kensington. Joining host Alison Shean was Jeff...

Dippy about the whale with Lorraine Cornish and Richard Sabin | #NHM_Live

On 13 July 2017 the Museum unveiled Hope the blue whale, a spectacular 25-metre-long specimen suspended from the ceiling of the Museum’s central...

The Neanderthal within us with Chris Stringer | #NHM_Live

Is it really an insult to be called a Neanderthal? Our human origins expert, Prof Chris Stringer talked to Alison Shean about Homo neanderthalensis...

A window into the world of seaweeds | Natural History Museum

Professor Juliet Brodie explains why seaweed forests are so important to coastlines all over the world.

Why do wasps build nests? | Natural History Museum

There are 7,000 species of wasps living in the UK, 200 of which build nests. Watch as Museum wasp expert Dr Gavin Broad explains about one of the...

The fish that's also a pearl | Natural History Museum

Pearls are the result of a mollusc's reaction to irritants such as parasites that enter its shell. Although model pearls are perfectly round and...

When whales walked on four legs | Natural History Museum

Early ancestors of the ocean's biggest animals once walked on land. Follow their extraordinary journey from shore to sea.

How to restore a sunfish almost as old as the Museum itself | Natural History Museum

The Museum's conservation team took on the challenge of restoring a very old, but scientifically irreplaceable sunfish specimen that had been at...

The bizarre love life of the anglerfish | Natural History Museum

With its luminous dorsal spine, the anglerfish is well adapted for life in the dark depths of the ocean. But when it comes to relationships, some...

The mighty megafauna with Pip Brewer | #NHM_Live

Do you know your mastodons from your mammoths? Join host Alastair Hendry as he speaks to Pip Brewer, Curator of Fossil Mammals to find out more...

Shark tales of the past and present with Emma Bernard | #NHM_Live

Emma Bernard, Curator of Fossil Fish, was with host Alistair Hendry for #NHM_Live to show off some of the Museum's shark specimens, and to answer...

Meet the spiders with Jan Beccaloni | #NHM_Live

Jan Beccaloni, Curator of Arachnida, was with host David Urry to show you some spidery specimens. From their ‘scary movement’ and the impacts of...

The art of preserving a blue marlin | Natural History Museum

The blue marlin is one of the Museum's largest-ever specimens preserved whole in fluid - and an innovative technique will make this enormous fish...