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.
Roger Highfield, Science Director at the Science Museum Group and judge of the European Inventor Award introduces this year’s finalists and explains how to vote for your favourite.
In the run up to the opening of our Medicine Galleries later this year, Roger Highfield reports on an unlikely story of how a road rage attack provided the secret of scientific success, leading to a Nobel Prize.
Dr. Heather Kappes from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) investigates how and why we spend our money the way we do, as part of a Live Science residency at the Science Museum.
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.
Dr Lily FitzGibbon from the Motivation Science Lab, University of Reading, investigates how we can understand curiosity, as part of a Live Science residency at the Science Museum.
To celebrate the opening of our free dance and science festival Antarctica Live, we look at five objects from our collection that helped humanity study and understand the icy continent.
As the museum prepares to explore climate change in Antarctica through dance next month, Roger Highfield reports on the latest insights from game theorists.