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To mark the opening of a new exhibition on the science of music, Roger Highfield discusses a remarkable experiment to reconstruct a Pink Floyd song from brain activity.
This week marked the 1000th edition of Radio 4’s In Our Time.
Ian Wilmut, who has died aged 79, was a developmental biologist who made headlines around the world when his team unveiled a lamb named Dolly that was the first mammal cloned from an adult cell.
As the world renews its fascination with exploring the Moon, India achieves what no other nation has done before: successfully landing on the lunar south pole.
A previously overlooked letter, article and exhibit suggest the British chemist Rosalind Franklin contributed more to revealing the ‘secret of life’ than thought, reports Science Director Roger Highfield.
Four engineering visionaries behind the silicon cells that transformed the efficiency of solar panels have won the 2023 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, the most prestigious prize of its kind.
Some methods for removing greenhouse gases from the atmosphere are unproven and others may carry risks. Roger Highfield, Science Director, talks to one of the organisers of an event next week to find out what the public think.
Assistant Curator Heather Bennett introduces us to the James Webb Space Telescope, launching today.
To mark the opening of Amazônia, Science Director Roger Highfield talks to Prof Tim Lenton about why the fate of the Amazon rainforest is a global concern as it approaches a climate tipping point.
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.
A remarkable engine, designed to help slow down a spacecraft, recently went on display. We asked space curator Doug Millard to explain more.
Roger Highfield, Science Director, celebrates a milestone in reading the entire complement of human DNA, or genome, which reveals a hidden landscape of human genetics.