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*embargoed* Dating the last Neanderthals

*embargoed* Dating the last Neanderthals

20 August, 2014

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Museums
Science and environment

*Strictly embargoed until 18:00 BST Wednesday 20 August*

Comment from Professor Chris Stringer, Research Leader in Human Origins on Neanderthal disappearance paper in Nature.

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British researchers analyse first samples of dust from outside the Solar System

British researchers analyse first samples of dust from outside the Solar System

15 August, 2014

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Museums
Science and environment

Comment from Anton Kearsley, microanalyst at the Museum

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Last chance to meet ice age giants, mingle with your ancestors and wander with butterflies

Last chance to meet ice age giants, mingle with your ancestors and wander with butterflies

06 August, 2014

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Arts and culture
Museums
Science and environment

Three of the Museum’s special exhibitions draw to a close in September, so now is your last opportunity to catch them. Meet some of the largest creatures to have walked Earth in Mammoths, come face to face with hundreds of live tropical butterflies in Sensational Butterflies and discover the fascinating history of your ancient ancestors in Britain.

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