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News & Press Archive

New Fossil Rattles Moby Dick's Family Tree

Led by new NHM marine mammal curator, team discovers rare whale fossil in Panama, where fieldwork is difficult

Little Flies in the Big City: What You Find Depends on How You Look

A group of researchers from the U.S. and Australia have announced the completely unexpecteddiscovery of exotic “vinegar flies” (drosophilids) in urban Los Angeles 

Tiny Ancient Fossil From Spain Shows Birds Flew Over Heads of Dinosaurs

International team including NHM scientists study an exceptional 125-million-year-old bird.

NHM Mineralogy Curator Describes "Mineral of the Year'

December 1, 2015—An orange-brown mineral named ophirite, described by a team lead by Dr. Anthony R. Kampf, Curator Emeritus of Mineralogy at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM), has beendesignated the “Mineral of the Year” by the International Mineral Association.