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May 2016

Dr Craig Venter at the Science Museum

A glimpse of how big data can make healthcare more proactive, preventative and predictive was given by the world’s best known biotechnology entrepreneur, Dr Craig Venter, last night at the Science Museum’s Director’s Annual Dinner. Dr Venter, who flew to the Museum from his home La Jolla and returns to Washington today, is the recipient from President Obama of the National Medal of Science, the highest honour awarded to scientists by the US government. Dr Venter recently set up Human […]

Helen Sharman

Helen Sharman, the first Briton in space, reflects on her mission to the Mir space station 25 years ago. Book tickets to join Helen in the IMAX Theatre on Saturday 21 May where she will be celebrating her anniversary. You can also visit Helen’s website here. Space missions capture the imagination. They turn people on to science. They broaden our horizons too. I can hardly believe that it has been 25 years since I played my small part in this great adventure, the next phase […]