Genetic Resource Collection Curator at the Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International, Matthew Ryan, explores Fleming’s Penicillium and the potential of microorganisms.
Discover more about Live Science and other research projects held at the Museum. Live Science is an ongoing project where scientists come into the Science Museum to carry out research using our visitors as volunteers.
Roger Highfield, Director of External Affairs and one of the judges of the European Inventor Award 2018, takes us through some of the highlights from this year’s ceremony.
The museum’s Roger Highfield challenged Professor Alice Roberts to iron out the scars of human evolution for a new display. Here, the University of Birmingham anatomist describes her personal quest for perfection.
Professor Martin Johnson explores the difficulties experienced by physiologist and Nobel laureate Bob Edwards in his pioneering IVF work.
Space weather could wreak havoc on Earth, yet few of us are taking the threat seriously. Find out more about the dark side of the Sun and see what you can do to help save the world.
Digital Editor at the Longitude Prize, Shannon Harmon, takes us behind the scenes of her new documentary, ‘Fighting Superbugs in India’.
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.
Understanding how different networks in the human brain support human cognition is an inhumanly complicated problem to solve, but it has now been successfully dissected by an artificial intelligence in real time, a new study reveals.
Evidence that drug testing could one day be conducted in a computer rather than on animals has led to a team at the University of Oxford winning a major international prize.
Contemporary Science Volunteer Thea Waxman explores Bloop, a simple, low-cost medical development used to recycle patients’ blood.
Contemporary Science Research Volunteer, Claudia Cook looks at how we can harness light from the Sun to create medicine.