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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.
13
Jun
WINNER OF £8M LONGITUDE PRIZE WILL ‘TRANSFORM FIGHT AGAINST SUPERBUGS’
Roger Highfield, Science Director and member of the Longitude Committee, discusses the long-sought winner of the Prize, announced today in the Science Museum.
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07
Jun
Towards quantum chips
Roger Highfield, Science Director, talks to Jim Clarke of Intel, whose team has adapted traditional methods used to make computer chips to bring silicon-based quantum computers closer to reality.
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10
May
AI can't be trusted with nuclear weapons
Roger Highfield discussed how much we trust computers with Professor Paul Brenner, a US veteran who works at the Center for Research Computing, University of Notre Dame, Indiana.
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03
May
ARE WE ENTERING A NEW, UNCHARTED, CLIMATE ERA?
There were spikes in global temperatures last year that pose disquieting questions about whether we’re underestimating the changes faced by the planet. Roger Highfield reports.
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10
Apr
Remembering Peter Higgs
Roger Highfield, Science Director, pays tribute to the Nobelist and Science Museum Group Fellow, Peter Higgs.
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27
Mar
GENETIC DATA BIAS, WHY IT MATTERS AND HOW TO FIX IT
This week we explore racial bias in genetic databases in an online event. Science Director Roger Highfield talks to Professor Naomi Allen, Chief Scientist of UK Biobank.
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20
Mar
Artificial intelligence democratises flood forecasting
Roger Highfield, Science Director, discusses a paper published today that suggests AI could warn one fifth of the world’s population about devastating floods.
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14
Mar
The Art of Science
Festival of Tomorrow event
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07
Mar
Stephen Hawking: Genius at Work
Roger Highfield discusses his favourite objects from Stephen Hawking’s office, the subject of his new book: Stephen Hawking: Genius at Work.
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14
Feb
the amazon may be approaching a 2050 'tipping point'
A new warning about a large-scale collapse of the world’s greatest rainforest comes from a study published today, reports Roger Highfield, Science Director.
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