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A novel study discovering unique temperature sensitivity of bat antibodies with key contributions from researchers at the National Museum of Natural History, Sofia

A novel study discovering unique temperature sensitivity of bat antibodies with key contributions from researchers at the National Museum of Natural History, Sofia


— 15 July 2024

A novel study by Assistant Nia Toshkova and Senior Assistant Dr Violeta Zhelyazkova from the National Museum of Natural History at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, conducted under the guidance of Dr Yordan Dimitrov from Sorbonne University, is the first in the world to describe the unique characteristics of thermosensitive antibodies in bats…
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New studies with the participation of a Bulgarian scientist refute the claim that the Sahelanthropus from Chad was the first bipedal hominin

New studies with the participation of a Bulgarian scientist refute the claim that the Sahelanthropus from Chad was the first bipedal hominin

[8 July 2024] — At the very beginning of this century, a sensational finding in Chad was announced, claiming that the fossil 7 million years old hominin (Sahelanthropus) found by a French expedition…
The National Museum of Natural History, Sofia organised Bulgaria’s first PALEOFEST

The National Museum of Natural History, Sofia organised Bulgaria’s first PALEOFEST

[1 July 2024] — Between the 28th and 30th of June, 2024, Burgas witnessed the first PALEOFEST organised by the National Museum of Natural History, Sofia, in partnership with the Regional Historical…
The National Museum of Natural History, Sofia took place in the scientific conference “Natural History Museums in XXI century”

The National Museum of Natural History, Sofia took place in the scientific conference “Natural History Museums in XXI century”

[25 June 2024] — The scientific conference Natural History Museums in XXI century, organised by Ruse Regional Museum of History (Ruse RMH), was conducted from 19 to 21 June 2024 on the occasion of the…
Council of the European Union adopted Nature restoration law

Council of the European Union adopted Nature restoration law

[18 June 2024] — On 17 June 2024 the Council formally adopted the first of its kind regulation on nature restoration. This law aims to put measures in place to restore at least 20% of the EU’s…
On 11 June 2024, Dr Nikolai Iliev -- “The Doctor,” renowned zooarchaeologist and long term associate collaborator with NMNHS, passed away at 95

On 11 June 2024, Dr Nikolai Iliev — “The Doctor,” renowned zooarchaeologist and long term associate collaborator with NMNHS, passed away at 95

[12 June 2024] — Dr Nikolai Stoyanov Iliev was born on 25.03.1929 in Tarnovo. He graduated veterinary medicine and worked as a main veterinarian for several farms, and in 1974 became the curator of…
The National Museum of Natural History, Sofia in the European Night of the Museums

The National Museum of Natural History, Sofia in the European Night of the Museums

[21 May 2024] — On the 18th of May 2024, the National Museum of Natural History, Sofia and its Asenovgrad branch, the Palaeontological Museum Dimitar Kovachev, celebrated the International Day of Museums…