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women in science

Photograph showing Jojo, a baby gorilla at Belle Vue, Manchester.

Dr. Gillian Forrester from Me, Human and Birkbeck, University of London investigates how traits from our 500 million-year-old brain still underpin some of our most important human behaviours, as part of a Live Science residency at the Science Museum.

The museum’s Roger Highfield challenged Professor Alice Roberts to iron out the scars of human evolution for a new display. Here, the University of Birmingham anatomist describes her personal quest for perfection.

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