Go behind the scenes of the Science Museum Group.
The UK is the first country in the world to give temporary authorisation to the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for emergency pandemic use.
This is a new kind of vaccine, based on RNA, and the first approved for use in humans. Roger Highfield, Science Director, talks to Dr Berkeley Phillips, UK Medical Director of Pfizer.
Artificial intelligence, AI, has solved one of the ‘grand challenges’ of biology. Roger Highfield, Science Director, talks to John Jumper, head of the DeepMind’s landmark ‘AlphaFold’ project, about what this means for the race to combat COVID-19.
With Christmas approaching, Harriet Jackson explores some of the stories behind the toys in the Science Museum Group Collection.
Keeper of Medicine Natasha McEnroe reflects on the addition of the first vial of COVID vaccine from a mass immunisation programme to the Science Museum Group Collection.
Geoff Belknap, Head Curator at the National Science and Media Museum, reflects on how we collect photography.
As the Special Exhibitions Gallery at the Science and Industry Museum nears completion, Project Director Anna Hesketh explains how its beauty lies in the power of combining the original and the modern to pave the way for a sustainable gallery of the future.
Details of the Oxford COVID-19 vaccine are published today, showing encouraging efficacy and some puzzling features. Science Director, Roger Highfield, talks to the trial’s Chief Investigator about the vaccine, trial regulation and a surprising bonus result.
Go behind the scenes as we study and photograph the Monotype Collection.
As his new book – The Language Lover’s Puzzle Book – features a Braille-based puzzle, we asked author Alex Bellos to pick out a few interesting Braille-related items from our collection.
Many COVID-19 drugs, vaccines and tests depend on ‘the spike’. Roger Highfield, Science Director, describes why it is now the most important protein on the planet.