Science Director Roger Highfield explores how growing human tissue into mini-organs, or ‘organoids’, will help the fight against COVID-19, from explaining puzzling complications to creating novel treatments.
The UK has analysed the genetic sequences of more SARS-CoV-2 viruses than any other country. Science Director Roger Highfield investigates how this and other data can help understand how to control the virus and ultimately save lives.
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Roger Highfield discusses the risks posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, both real and perceived, with Dr Sander van der Linden.
In the first of a new regular blog series launched in response to the Black Lives Matter movement, Chief Executive Sir Ian Blatchford describes how the Science Museum Group is focused on meaningful and ongoing change.
Viruses infect every living thing. Roger Highfield, Science Director, discusses their origins and a brief history of virology.
To celebrate National Volunteers’ Week, we asked colleagues across the Science Museum Group to share their experiences volunteering to help the fight against the coronavirus.
The body’s protective immune system holds the key to diagnosing, treating and vaccinating against coronavirus. Science Director, Roger Highfield, focuses on antibodies.
Roger Highfield, Science Director, on why the fate of the nation rests on R, the ‘reproduction number’, and a novel ‘stringency index’ that compares the pandemic responses of 160 nations.
Roger Highfield, Science Director, discusses how digital technologies can curb COVID-19 with Hannah Fry, who conducted a prescient simulation of a UK outbreak, and Dr Alice Tan of MizMedi Women’s Hospital, who explains why South Korea’s death toll is relatively low.