We explore alien bacteria, the most likely alien life form we are to find, and how their existence could impact the scientific community.
I grew up on science fiction and the endless possibilities of the future have always fascinated me. My background is in education and heritage, so being at the Science Museum is something like working at Disneyworld.
From dragon’s blood to your own faeces, we explore seven unusual places you might not think to look for the next wave of antibiotics.
Before antibiotics, treating bacterial infections could be nasty and dangerous. Here are 7 eye-watering ways our ancestors tried to battle the bugs.
From Neisseria gonorhoeae to living in space, did you know these 7 facts about bacteria?
The vial of rust-coloured powder may not look like much but is a very special substance that can absorb and block magnetic fields. Sheldon Paquin explains more.
How do you move an 800kg Facebook server into the Museum? Content Developer Sheldon Paquin explains more.
Discover how our data is being collected and used and how it’s making huge changes in the way we live our lives in our new exhibition.
The second in our series of blog posts on big data explores machine learning and the quantified self movement.
A new summer exhibition at the Science Museum explores the Big Data revolution.