Natural History Museum

Prehistoric `Venus` statue too hot for Facebook

The tiny statuette of a voluptuous naked woman, which is some 30,000 years old, was discovered in the Austrian village of Willendorf in the early 20th century.

Mar 01, 2018, 10:48 AM IST

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In poll-bound Gujarat, PM Modi says new India will be made on tech revolution

Oct 07, 2017, 21:39 PM IST

WATCH: Car hits pedestrians outside Natural History Museum in west London

A car on Saturday rammed the pavement outside the Natural History Museum in the South Kensington area of west London, injuring several pedestrians.

Oct 07, 2017, 21:07 PM IST

Many hurt as car hits pedestrians near London museum, driver detained

A large number of pedestrians were seriously injured after a car rammed into the pavement outside the Natural History Museum in the South Kensington area of west London on Saturday.

Oct 07, 2017, 20:00 PM IST

Flying fossil: Britain to send 'earliest known bird' abroad for exhibition!

The British museum's Professor Paul Barrett says the fossil's "lasting historical legacy" is that it establishes birds as dinosaurs.

Mar 08, 2017, 23:30 PM IST

Dodos `not` as dumb as we thought

The dodo (Raphus cucullatus) was a large, flightless bird that lived on the island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean. They were last seen in 1662.

Feb 24, 2016, 10:52 AM IST

London museum deploys `gay` moth sex controls

London`s Natural History Museum is trialling a quirky system using female moth pheromones to confuse males into homosexual activity in its battle to stop the damaging cloth-eating insects from breeding.

Jun 17, 2015, 18:57 PM IST

World's most complete Stegosaurus weighed 1,600kg

The world's most complete specimen of a Stegosaurus dinosaur dating back to 150 million years weighed 1,600kg, equivalent to a small rhino, researchers have found.

Mar 04, 2015, 18:32 PM IST

Rare whale fossil pulled from California backyard

A rare whale fossil has been pulled from a Southern California backyard.
Paleontologist Howell Thomas of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County says the 16- to 17-million-year-old baleen whale fossil is one of about 20 baleen whale fossils known to exist.

Aug 02, 2014, 13:11 PM IST

New study suggests supervolcanoes erupted on ancient Mars

New images of the Red planet released by NASA suggest possible ancient supervolcanoes on Mars. The supervolcanoes are similar to the caldera that sits under Yellowstone National Park.

Oct 03, 2013, 09:40 AM IST

Biologists measure evolution`s Big Bang

Scientists have, for the first time, measured the rates of evolution during the "Cambrian explosion" when most modern animal groups appeared between 540 and 520 million years ago..

Sep 13, 2013, 20:54 PM IST

US museum educates visitors about bugs

Beetles, centipedes and tarantulas are among the insects that visitors to the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, or NHM, can learn about.

May 16, 2013, 11:33 AM IST