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.
Why Hollywood warms to the chill of outer space
Roger Highfield on why Gravity is a front runner for the Oscars
Does this body clock cause cancer?
Tinkering with the body's epigenetic 'clock' might hold the key to arresting disease and even ageing
Time is running out to save the rhino
As demand for horn surges, world leaders gathered by Prince Charles and Prince William need to act fast to save this increasingly endangered species
Edge Question: What Scientific Idea is Ready for Retirement?
"Evolution is True"
Can DNA reign supreme in the digital dark age?
Scientists may have found the formula for preserving data for future generations in the face of planned technological obsolescence, reports Roger Highfield
Alan Turing granted royal pardon
A posthumous pardon has been granted to the great mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst, and philosopher, reports Roger Highfield
Science Museum makes Lily Cole's wish come true
Roger Highfield examines Lily Cole's gift culture project impossible.com which launched its 'giving trees' at the Science Museum in September
Brief response to Ashton and colleagues regarding Fractionating Human Intelligence
Adam Hampshire, Beth Parkin, Roger Highfield, Adrian Owen
The Selfish Gene is losing friends
Is the 'inclusive fitness' model that underpins evolutionary science flawed?