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.
Finishing the human genome
Two decades after the human genome was announced at the White House, a consortium has quietly finished off the job
NEXT GENERATION GM USING SYNTHETIC BACTERIA PAVES WAY FOR MATERIALS REVOLUTION
Roger Highfield, Science Director, describes how genetic engineering has been taken to a new level by artificial organisms
NATURE CAN HELP COOL THE PLANET – SO LONG AS WE ACT NOW
Science Director, Roger Highfield describes a new study of the impact of nature based carbon capture, and a method to turn carbon dioxide into greener plastics.
Coronavirus: vaccinating the world
The world’s biggest vaccine manufacturer is the Serum Institute of India. Roger Highfield, Science Director, talks to Umesh Shaligram, Executive Director
MASS COGNITIVE TEST REVEALS COVID-19 IMPACT ON INTELLECT
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.
Embrace the hype
Overexcited news reports engage the public with complex scientific issues, says Roger Highfield
Should we trust computers?
Following the publication of a Phil Trans A theme issue, Roger Highfield explores the issues
Back to the future of computing
The next generation of high-performance computers might see a return of the oldest form of all, analogue computing, according to Science Director, Roger Highfield.
Coronavirus: the moth vaccine
Roger Highfield, Science Director, discusses two new COVID-19 vaccines under development, one of which is manufactured by cells from the fall armyworm moth
Jaipur Literature Festival: Innovation, imagination and creativity
Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, Mugdha Sinha, Shubhendra Rao and Roger Highfield in conversation with Sanjoy K. Roy