Pieter van Boheemen explores how antibiotics research is moving out of the lab and into the hands of the public.
Artist Esther Fox explores the ethical challenges associated with pre-natal genetic screening in a new piece of art now on display in the Museum.
Natasha Little of the Royal Society of Biology discusses the work of DNA data pioneer, Sir Alec Jeffreys
At the 2016 Hay Festival, Director of External Affairs Roger Highfield interviewed the President of the Society, Nobelist Venki Ramakrishnan.
The eagerly anticipated Scientists meet the Media party took place at the Royal Society last week, continuing a long tradition of annual gatherings to foster mutual understanding between the inhabitants of Fleet Street and Britain’s laboratories. Speeches to the audience of several hundred in the world’s oldest academy of science were given by new President of the Royal Society, Nobel laureate Sir Venkatraman Ramakrishnan; Ian Blatchford, Director of the Science Museum Group, and John Mulholland, editor of The Observer. As […]
Today, marking the culmination of almost half a century of effort, Prof Raisman’s pioneering therapy has at long last been carried out by surgeons in Poland, enabling a paralysed man to walk again. Roger Highfield reflects on this incredible news.