On the anniversary of James Watt’s birth, volunteer Nick Gudde examines Watt’s impact on business and buttons. Recent research has added to our understanding of Watt’s life and work, find out more via our Open For All blog series.
Which is faster: a 100m sprinter or a painter? The answer is obvious, yet surprisingly between 1912 and 1948 art competitions were officially part of the Olympic Games.
As a new display featuring a model of a red blood cell showing abnormalities goes on display in Medicine: The Wellcome Galleries, research fellow Shelley Angelie Saggar explores how Thalassemia has been perceived culturally throughout history.
Go behind the scenes with the conservation team who are busy treating objects within the collection.