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Will Stanley is the Collection Communication Manager for the Science Museum Group. His job is finding and sharing interesting stories from the vast Science Museum Group collection.

Have you ever wondered how you clean your teeth in space? It’s not a problem for most of us, but for the six astronauts orbiting above us in the International Space Station, even simple tasks can be challenging in microgravity.

Quantum dots will change the world says Prof. Jim Al-Khalili, and they deserve your vote as the innovation most likely to shape our future.

“No technology has been so pervasive so quickly as the internet. Twenty-five years ago it was a mystery to most people and now several billion of us use it everyday, several times a day.” Brian Eno on why you should vote for the the World Wide Web.

A 1970s aviation icon and triumph of engineering: Why Concorde is the greatest British innovation of the past 100 years.

In 1967, a twenty-four year old post graduate student made one of the greatest astronomical discoveries in living memory. We take a quick look at the 1960s discovery of pulsars.

Almost all frontiers of biological research in the 21st century owe their origins to the discovery of the structure of DNA by two Cambridge scientists and their contemporaries at King’s College London 60 years ago.

You might wonder what the humble microwave oven, University of Birmingham and changing the course of World War II have in common. The answer: the cavity magnetron.

It’s hard to imagine life without penicillin. This drug, which many of us take for granted, has saved millions of lives since its discovery by Alexander Fleming less than a century ago.