Dr. Gillian Forrester from Me, Human and Birkbeck, University of London investigates how traits from our 500 million-year-old brain still underpin some of our most important human behaviours, as part of a Live Science residency at the Science Museum.
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, Science Director at the Science Museum Group and judge of the European Inventor Award introduces this year’s finalists and explains how to vote for your favourite.
With this year being the International Year of the Periodic Table, it’s an exciting time to be a chemist.
In the run up to the opening of our Medicine Galleries later this year, Roger Highfield reports on an unlikely story of how a road rage attack provided the secret of scientific success, leading to a Nobel Prize.
Dr. Heather Kappes from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) investigates how and why we spend our money the way we do, as part of a Live Science residency at the Science Museum.
As our exhibition ‘IVF: 6 Million Babies Later’ closes we explore the news that the first genome edited babies have been born.
University of Cambridge research fellow, Marta Shahbazi, discusses developments in IVF research making it possible to grow human embryos in vitro for longer than ever.
Guest author Chris Warrick discusses the developments in Nuclear Fusion research, and how we’re closer to creating clean energy than ever before thanks to devices called tokamaks.
Dr Lily FitzGibbon from the Motivation Science Lab, University of Reading, investigates how we can understand curiosity, as part of a Live Science residency at the Science Museum.