American inventor Mary Kenner spent her life inventing objects that made everyday tasks easier for people. To mark her birthday, Assistant Curator Rebecca Raven explores her life and work, including the invention of the sanitary belt, which played an important but overlooked role in the development of menstrual products.
The world’s biggest vaccine manufacturer is the Serum Institute of India. Roger Highfield, Science Director, talks to Umesh Shaligram, Executive Director, about its vast COVID-19 vaccination effort.
Insights into the impact of the pandemic on the nation’s mental health have come from a new online study to weigh up cognitive skills, says Roger Highfield, Science Director.
On Thursday 25 March, for the second event in the Open Talk series, the Science Museum Group was joined by an expert panel to explore issues around discriminatory technology and how we can create technology that truly works for everyone.
From turning residual waste into electricity, to minimising single-use plastic, here’s how the Science Museum Group is putting sustainability at the heart of operations at our museums and sites.
As part of our Open for All series, Marketing Officer Lorna Hutchman explores the advances in accessibility that are creating a more inclusive gaming industry.
His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh saw many scientific advancements throughout his lifetime. With great sadness, the Science Museum Group reflects on his warm relationship with our museums.
Assistant Curator Rebecca Raven looks at sustainable period products recently added to the collection.
Roger Highfield, Science Director, discusses two new COVID-19 vaccines under development, one of which is manufactured by cells from the fall armyworm moth, with Dr Ian Gray, Medical Director of Sanofi UK and Ireland.
How do you ensure that ‘COVID-19 jabs are in arms, not fridges’? Roger Highfield, Science Director, talks to Dr Emily Lawson, England’s vaccine deployment lead in the National Health Service.