A milestone international survey of public attitudes conducted for the museum reveals concern about food waste but widespread lack of understanding about the link between food production and climate change. Roger Highfield, Science Director, reports.
Explore the work of our contemporary science team who run the Tomorrow’s World Gallery. In partnership with the BBC the gallery inspires visitors with the latest scientific inventions and explores the impact they could have on our future.
Roger Highfield, Science Director, describes how genetic engineering has been taken to a new level by artificial organisms that can make novel kinds of polymer, an advance with potentially huge implications for medicine, catalysts, materials and more.
Sophie Waring, Curator of the Science Museum’s new free exhibition Our Future Planet explores how a suite of technologies and nature-based solutions can contribute to the fight against climate change
As the Science Museum launches an exhibition about capturing climate-warming carbon dioxide, a new analysis shows investing in ecosystems could help cool the planet in the latter part of this century, but only if we act now. Science Director, Roger Highfield describes the new work, and a method to turn carbon dioxide into greener plastics.
Curator Imogen Clarke looks back at the history of vaccine hesitancy through items in the Science Museum Group Collection.
Roger Highfield, Science Director, discusses the latest milestone in quantum computing with Prof Chao-Yang Lu.