Ahead of the opening of The Last Tsar: Blood and Revolution, forensic scientist Peter Gill recalls his experience of identifying the remains of the last Tsar of Russia.
Ahead of the opening of IVF: 6 Million Babies Later, father Gareth Down shares his experience with IVF and the lesser-told story of the male struggle.
To celebrate 65 years since the discovery of the structure of DNA, Jim Watson visited the Science Museum to discuss this milestone in modern science.
Natasha Little of the Royal Society of Biology discusses the work of DNA data pioneer, Sir Alec Jeffreys
The things and objects of history are important because they provide a tangible connection to the past. Seeing, or better yet holding and touching, the stuff that generations now dead made and worked with enlivens history, shucking us from the present and its endless clamour for our attention. The Hidden Structures exhibition at the Science Museum trips us into the history of X-ray crystallography with a small but intriguing display of objects from the 1940s through to the 1970s. The […]
To celebrate the centenary of X-ray crystallography, the Science Museum has just opened Hidden Structures, a new display of molecular models made using the technique writes Boris Jardine