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.
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.
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.
In the run up to a Science Museum exhibition in 2018 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of IVF, Roger Highfield reports from the frontier of reproductive science research.
In our latest Live Science experiment researchers from Middlesex University are investigating the relationship between awareness of our own actions and empathy with others.
Dr Roger Highfield explains how when we fall asleep, we celebrate the way that most life on our planet is adapted to the rotation of the Earth, and the daily rise and fall of the Sun in the sky.
Dr. Merina Su continues the conversation in the heated debate about whether brain training games actually work.
Roger Highfield, Director of External Affairs explores a new online intelligence test with an AI twist.
Dr.Allan Ponniah is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at the Royal Free Hospital, London. He has been involved in the latest Live Science experiment at the Science Museum – ‘Are your facial expressions unique?’ – run in collaboration with researchers from Imperial College London. Below he explores how the data gathered at Live Science could improve the lives of autistic children and people undergoing reconstructive surgery amongst many others. The human face is an incredible part of our bodies. It plays […]