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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.
05
Aug
PLANET PRIMED FOR ANIMAL INFECTIONS TO SPILLOVER INTO HUMANS
A study published today shows why changes in land use could pave the way for future disease outbreaks, reports Science Director Roger Highfield.
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27
Jul
Coronavirus; the new normal
Tomorrow (28th July), Locomotion will be our first of our five museums to open its doors to visitors. Roger Highfield, Science Director, describes the science behind reopening
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20
Jul
Coronavirus: how the virus changed science
Roger Highfield, Science Director, discusses how COVID-19 has highlighted the critical role of science in combating disease and how the greatest health challenge of a generation has changed science.
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13
Jul
Coronavirus: a revolutionary vaccine
In the race to curb the pandemic, scientists are testing a new kind of vaccine. Roger Highfield talks to key figures in the ‘David and Goliath’ race for an ‘RNA vaccine’.
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11
Jul
When we can trust computers (and when we can't)
By Peter Coveney and Roger Highfield (arXiv)
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11
Jul
TV Cream Stays Indoors With Roger Highfield
Roger Highfield stays indoors in Greenwich to watch episode one of the ATV children’s sci-fi serial Timeslip, and then tells TV Cream all about it
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06
Jul
Coronavirus:rise of the mini organs
Hans Clevers, pioneer in the use of organoids, talks about their role in understanding and curbing the pandemic
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04
Jul
Smelling a Lab Rat
Roger Highfield reviews Science Fictions for the Literary Review
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29
Jun
Coronavirus: how the virus spread worldwide
The UK has analysed more SARS-CoV-2 viruses than any other country. Science Director Roger Highfield investigates how these data can help control the virus and ultimately save lives.
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22
Jun
coronavirus: why minority ethnic groups suffer more
Roger Highfield talks to Michael Marmot and Ajit Lalvani about why minority ethnic groups are at greater risk in the pandemic
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