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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.
14
Apr
Creative machines will be the next weapon in our fake news war
Machine-made images and videos will accelerate the spread of fake content online, according to AI experts and neuroscientists
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26
Mar
Using artificial intelligence to dissect human intelligence
Understanding how different networks in the human brain support human cognition is an inhumanly complicated problem to solve, but it has now been successfully dissected by an AI, a new study reveals.
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18
Mar
Stephen Hawking, an appreciation: 'He had an unquenchable zest for life'
Science journalist Roger Highfield remembers Stephen Hawking's great determination - a steely defiance of the odds that took him to infinity and beyond
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14
Mar
Remembering Stephen Hawking
Roger Highfield pays tribute to the world's best known scientist
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13
Mar
Using 'Virtual Hearts' to Cut Animal Testing in Medicine
Evidence that drug testing could one day be conducted in a computer rather than on animals has led to a team at the University of Oxford winning a major international prize.
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20
Feb
Instinct, intuition and mathematics: the divine genius of Srinivasa Ramanujan
Roger Highfield discusses the genius Ramanujan with Sir Venki Ramakrishnan and Dr Eugenia Cheng
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13
Feb
Supercomputer peels away graphene's sticky secrets
Roger Highfield describes a new advance in modelling the extraordinary properties of this 2D wonder material
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23
Jan
The past, present and future of artificial intelligence
Director of External Affairs, Roger Highfield, recounts the conversation between Eric Schmidt and Brian Cox on the future of AI
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22
Jan
Why The Double Helix is still relevant
Half a century after the publication of The Double Helix, Roger Highfield looks at why the book is still relevant today
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22
Dec
Ten grumbles about the existence of Santa Claus - and how to challenge them with science
Roger Highfield provides evidence to counter ten Scrooge-like claims that Santa does not exist.
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