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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.
24
Jun
Finishing the human genome
Two decades after the human genome was announced at the White House, a consortium has quietly finished off the job
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04
Jun
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
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18
May
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.
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07
May
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
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05
May
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.
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28
Apr
Embrace the hype
Overexcited news reports engage the public with complex scientific issues, says Roger Highfield
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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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