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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.
29
Mar
Should we trust computers?
Following the publication of a Phil Trans A theme issue, Roger Highfield explores the issues
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29
Mar
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.
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24
Mar
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
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12
Mar
Jaipur Literature Festival: Innovation, imagination and creativity
Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, Mugdha Sinha, Shubhendra Rao and Roger Highfield in conversation with Sanjoy K. Roy
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11
Mar
coronavirus:how to vaccinate a nation
How do you ensure that ‘COVID-19 jabs are in arms, not fridges’? Roger Highfield, Science Director, talks to Dr Emily Lawson, England’s vaccine deployment lead
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22
Feb
CORONAVIRUS: HOW THE UK BACKED VACCINE WINNERS
How do you know which vaccine research to back when a pandemic starts? Roger Highfield, Science Director, talks to Kate Bingham, former chair of the UK Government's Vaccine Taskforce.
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18
Feb
Coronavirus: how dead virus can save lives
A traditional kind of vaccine is being readied for the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Roger Highfield finds out about Europe’s first ‘inactivated virus’ vaccine
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11
Feb
coronavirus: the one-shot vaccine
Roger Highfield, Science Director, talks to the scientist behind the world’s first COVID-19 vaccine that requires only a single dose.
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10
Feb
COVID-19: A SYMPTOM OF GAIA’S SICKNESS?
Before James Lovelock's event at the Manchester Science Festival, Science Museum Group's Science Director Roger Highfield talks to him about Gaia, his work in Manchester and climate change.
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04
Feb
coronavirus: the global covid19 observatory
For the first time, scientists can see a pandemic evolve in real time at the genetic level, revealing ‘variants of concern’ while guarding for large-scale genetic changes in COVID-19
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