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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.
17
May
can big finance combat climate change?
Trillions in assets have joined forces to steer the world towards net-zero. Our Science Director, Roger Highfield, talks tto Adam Matthews, Chair of the Transition Pathway Initiative
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10
May
the science of dr who's regeneration
As the latest Doctor is unveiled, Science Director Roger Highfield discusses the science of regeneration with developmental biologist, Sir Jim Smith.
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04
May
The Science of Lightsabers
To mark Star Wars Day on May 4, Science Director Roger Highfield discusses this iconic Jedi weapon with Swiss fusion physicist Federico Felici.
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26
Apr
could space steaks benefit earth?
The splashdown of a space tourism mission yesterday marks the end of a new experiment to help astronauts grow their own food.
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21
Apr
boosting soil health to curb climate change
A new agricultural revolution could be the best way to avert the climate crisis, according to a report out this month. Science Director, Roger Highfield, talks to one of the authors.
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10
Apr
can fusion power cut fossil fuel emissions?
Roger Highfield, Science Director, visits ITER in southern France, the world’s largest fusion project, to assess whether it will mark a milestone in averting harmful climate change.
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01
Apr
Coronavirus: are we back to normal?
A variant of Omicron is now dominant worldwide. Roger Highfield, Science Director, talks to Ajit Lalvani of Imperial College London about what to do now that COVID restrictions have been relaxed
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30
Mar
COVID-19: PANDEMIC ART WITH GRAYSON PERRY
Grayson Perry is among the many artists who have responded to the threat of SARS-CoV-2. Roger Highfield, Science Director, tells the remarkable story behind his ceramic pot.
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25
Mar
Could lab-grown meat cut greenhouse emissions?
The potential impact – and acceptance – of replacing traditional farming with laboratory-grown meat is assessed by Science Director Roger Highfield.
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19
Mar
Permafrost approaches climate tipping point
Permafrost peatlands are closer to a climatic tipping point than previous believed. Roger Highfield, Science Director, talks to a University of Leeds team.
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