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A hand-painted silk fragment from The Courtauld’s collection is now on display in the museum. It is the third and final object from The Courtauld to be displayed in the museum as part of the McQueens Illuminating Object series. Sophie-Nicole Dodds explains more in this blog post.

Science Museum volunteer Dr. Robin Hiley explores the story of Marguerite Perey, the chemist who discovered the element Francium and was the first woman to be elected to the prestigious French Académie des Sciences.

Flushing toilets are a staple of our modern lives, but what we now take for granted is still a relatively new technological innovation. Assistant Curator Kerry Grist explores their fascinating history.

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