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.
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.
Nobel prize-winners, authors and editors aplenty attended the annual Scientists meet the Media party in the Royal Society last night, 26 years since the very first gathering.
Roger Highfield, Director of External Affairs, Science Museum Group and judge of the European Inventor Award introduces this year’s finalists and explains how to vote for your favourite.
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.
Stephen Hawking, the best known scientist on planet Earth will be mourned for his remarkable impact, not just on the field of cosmology but as a hugely successful science writer and a beacon of inspiration for how the limitations of the body can be overcome by the power of the mind.
This is the Sokol KV-2 emergency spacesuit worn by British ESA Astronaut Tim Peake as he traveled into space.
Contemporary Science Volunteer Thea Waxman explores Bloop, a simple, low-cost medical development used to recycle patients’ blood.
Before antibiotics, treating bacterial infections could be nasty and dangerous. Here are 7 eye-watering ways our ancestors tried to battle the bugs.
Director of External Affairs, Roger Highfield, recounts the conversation between Eric Schmidt and Brian Cox on the future of AI
Roger Highfield, Director of External Affairs, provides evidence to counter ten Scrooge-like claims that Santa does not exist.