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The world’s most complete mammoth to go on show at the Museum

The world’s most complete mammoth to go on show at the Museum

13 April, 2014

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Arts and culture
Events and exhibitions
Science and environment

Meet the most complete woolly mammoth ever found in Mammoths: Ice Age Giants at the Natural History Museum, from 23 May until 7 September. This family exhibition explores her incredible ice age world and is the first time the one-month-old infant has been shown in western Europe.

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First blood: earliest cardiovascular system discovered

First blood: earliest cardiovascular system discovered

07 April, 2014

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Science and environment

The oldest, most intact cardiovascular system has been identified by Natural History Museum scientists from a fossil arthropod, related to the group that today includes insects, spiders, lobsters and millipedes. The research is published in Nature Communications today.

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Museum science secrets revealed with the digital Inside Explorer table

Museum science secrets revealed with the digital Inside Explorer table

03 April, 2014

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Events and exhibitions
Museums
Science and environment

A deep sea creature’s final meal, a large hairy fly that has evolved to mimic a bee and a rare meteorite that uncovers the mysteries of Mars, are some of the many intriguing items from the Natural History Museum collection to go on display in a new digital installation.

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