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.
IVF Revolution: Past, Present and Future
Roger Highfield, Director of External Affairs, examines the reproductive science revolution to mark our new exhibition, IVF: 6 Million Babies Later
Jean Purdy, the unsung mother of 6m IVF babies
On the eve of the 40th anniversary of the birth of the first test-tube baby, we salute a forgotten IVF pioneer
For the good of humanity, let's shove a scientist on Love Island
Monica Grady talks to WIRED about life beyond Earth, Donald Trump, and, why we might need more science in soap operas.
'Tragedy of the Commons' updated to model global climate change
Roger Highfield reports on the latest insights from game theorists.
The big problem with big data? Without theory, it's just garbage
Roger Highfield talks to Uta Frith, in the fourth of the Scientists meet the Media series
Let's focus on effective social care, not high-profile tech fixes
Statistician David Spiegelhalter on the accountability of algorithms and more
Scientists need to ditch tribalism and stop shouting down outsiders
Hannah Fry talks to Wired UK, for Scientists meet the Media
The scientific breakthroughs of the future will be made by immigrants
Scientists meet the Media interview for Wired with Sir Venki Ramarkrishnan
Climate change will get a whole lot worse before it gets better, according to game theory
To understand why governments continually fail to take decisive action against climate change you've got to have a strong grasp on game theory and the tragedy of the commons