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“Wild Pandemics” -- a new exposition at the National Museum of Natural History at BAS

“Wild Pandemics” — a new exposition at the National Museum of Natural History at BAS


— 5 November 2020

Starting from November 10th, 2020, on the fourth floor foyer of the museum visitors can view our new exhibit Wild Pandemics, dedicated to the most relevant topic today — the emergence and spread of pandemics that originate from wild animals, known as zoonoses.…
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Durankulak 2020 bird ringing camp

Durankulak 2020 bird ringing camp

[4 November 2020] — During the period 15 August — 1 November 2020 Durankulak 2020 bird ringing camp was organised with the substantial financial help of National Museum of Natural History at the…
Petar Beron, Professor Emeritus of the National Museum of Natural History, was awarded with the Sign of Distinction of the President of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Petar Beron, Professor Emeritus of the National Museum of Natural History, was awarded with the Sign of Distinction of the President of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

[13 October 2020] — Petar Beron, Professor Emeritus of the National Museum of Natural History at Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, was awarded the Sign of Distinction of the President of the Bulgarian Academy…
DNA metabarcoding and spatial modelling link diet and distribution in European bats

DNA metabarcoding and spatial modelling link diet and distribution in European bats

[23 April 2020] — The paper was published in Nature Communications by a team of 10 European researcher led by Dr Antton Alberdi from the University of Copenhagen…
Remains of a new hominid from Germany (more than 11.5 million years old) change our views on the evolution of great apes and humans

Remains of a new hominid from Germany (more than 11.5 million years old) change our views on the evolution of great apes and humans

[6 November 2019] — The discovery of a 11.62 Million-year-old ape skeleton in Germany now fundamentally changes our views on the early evolution of the human family. These spectacular finds are announced…
Bedbugs chose humans on several occasions in their evolutionary past

Bedbugs chose humans on several occasions in their evolutionary past

[18 May 2019] — Bedbugs rank high among the list of most unwanted human bedfellows but have been parasitic companions with other animals for more than 100 million years. Work by an international team…
Dwarfs under dinosaur legs: 99-million-year-old millipede discovered in Burmese amber

Dwarfs under dinosaur legs: 99-million-year-old millipede discovered in Burmese amber

[7 May 2019] — Even though we are led to believe that during the Cretaceous the Earth used to be an exclusive home for fearsome giants, including carnivorous velociraptors and arthropods larger than…