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.
Roger Highfield, Director of External Affairs, discusses Venki Ramakrishnan’s critically-acclaimed book, Gene Machine: the Race to Decipher the Secrets of the Ribosome.
Research scientist Kay Elder takes us through the history of the first IVF clinic – Bourn Hall.
Assistant Curator of Medicine, Imogen Clarke, takes us on a whistle-stop tour of the NHS’ 70 year history with 7 objects from our collection.
Genetic Resource Collection Curator at the Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International, Matthew Ryan, explores Fleming’s Penicillium and the potential of microorganisms.
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.
Professor Martin Johnson explores the difficulties experienced by physiologist and Nobel laureate Bob Edwards in his pioneering IVF work.
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.