Although Omicron is milder than first feared, there is a failure of political imagination when it comes to the implications for pandemic preparedness. Roger Highfield, Science Director, looks beyond Omicron with the government’s influential life sciences advisor, Sir John Bell.
To mark National Tree Week, colleagues from across the Science Museum Group gathered at the National Collections Centre in Wiltshire to help plant 1,000 trees.
As Audio Eyes gets a major update, we share the story behind this audio descriptive app for blind and partially sighted visitors
How should we prepare for the next pandemic? Our Science Director, Roger Highfield, talks about an extraordinary new proposal with Dr Richard Hatchett, Chief Executive Officer of CEPI, the world’s largest vaccine development initiative.
Assistant Curator Katie McNab explores all thing seeds, including a look at the longest experiment, their importance, and what seeds we have in the Science Museum Group Collection.
The pandemic has alerted the world to the threat of airborne disease. A new study has shown the value of clean air, and also how filtration can curb antibiotic resistance in hospitals. Our Science Director Roger Highfield talks to Cambridge based intensive care consultant, Vilas Navapurkar about its findings.
The verdict on the outcome of the most important climate talks in recent years is in, says Science Director Roger Highfield, in the first in a new series of climate-focused blog posts. The historic ‘Glasgow Climate Pact’ agreed at COP26 is more than some expected, but falls short of what many had hoped.
A pioneering UK study shows how the highly transmissible Delta strain spreads from person to person, even among vaccinated people, and details how rapidly vaccine immunity wanes.
A statement from Dame Mary Archer following the resignation of two Science Museum Group Trustees.
To mark Black History Month we’re exploring the story behind one of our most iconic objects on display, the Model T-Ford, and the relationship of this ground-breaking automobile with the Black British community in East London in the 1950s and 1960s.