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Roger Highfield: 80 per cent executive at the Science Museum Group / 20 per cent author, journalist and broadcaster. Views expressed here are 100 per cent his own.
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Here are a few of my latest articles. There are more in my archive.
22
Dec
Ten grumbles about the existence of Santa Claus - and how to challenge them with science
Roger Highfield provides evidence to counter ten Scrooge-like claims that Santa does not exist.
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22
Dec
Science of Christmas
BBC Radio Today programme broadcast with Roger Highfield and Hannah Fry
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06
Dec
Did you know...secrets of the world's biggest sleep study
Preliminary insights from a pioneering global study of the impact of sleep on our ability to reason and think were revealed recently at a special event in Manchester.
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01
Dec
Sir Andrew Wiles on the struggle and beauty of mathematics
Roger Highfield reports on a rare public appearance by the great mathematician at a recent event at the Science Museum
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17
Nov
Reproduction 2.0 - Three parent babies to gene editing and artificial embryos
Roger Highfield discusses the reproductive science revolution with leading experts
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08
Nov
Superbugs are a more urgent threat than climate change
Roger Highfield warns we are sleepwalking to disaster
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12
Oct
Maths and the birth of the virtual human
Roger Highfield on 'How to Build a Virtual Human', a special event held at the Science Museum that explored the future of medicine.
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05
Oct
The baby who launched a test tube revolution
Before his event at the Manchester Science Festival, Roger Highfield discusses the remarkable legacy of Louise Brown
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23
Sep
Secrets of the Philosopher's Stone
Roger Highfield explores where modern chemistry all started, uncovering the early attempts to turn metals into gold with the Philosopher's Stone
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18
Sep
INTO THE GREY ZONE: SECRETS OF SLEEP REVEALED
Roger Highfield talks to Adrian Owen about sleep, consciousness and the grey zone
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