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Roger
Highfield
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
Jul
How to put citizens into citizen science
Online lecture to King's College London Centre for Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine on 3rd June
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24
Jun
The Science of Harry Potter
Talk given to the York Festival of Ideas
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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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