Assistant Curator Harriet Jackson reflects on the display of the George Cross medal in Medicine: The Wellcome Galleries as the NHS marks its 75th anniversary.
A previously overlooked letter, article and exhibit suggest the British chemist Rosalind Franklin contributed more to revealing the ‘secret of life’ than thought, reports Science Director Roger Highfield.
Assistant Curator Laura Büllesbach explores the life and work of Alan Hart, a transgender pioneer of tuberculosis research.
Historian of medicine Annie Thwaite explores the rich and complex history of amulets and their connection to medicine.
Dr Jo Gooding, founder and director of Design Research Associates, reflects on how her historical research on National Health Service (NHS) glasses has inspired her current mission to support innovation in disability-related design.
Roger Highfield, Science Director, announces the winners of the Medical Research Council’s annual Max Perutz Science Writing Award.
On Colour Blind Awareness Day Cleo Hanaway-Oakley, University of Bristol lecturer and Science Museum Research Fellow explores the literary and cultural history of colour vision deficiency.
Roger Highfield, Science Director, reports on a recent discussion of the toxic fiction that is ‘race science’.