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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
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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31
Jan
Climate change wipes climate memory
The rapid melting of glaciers is wiping out valuable records of past climates, reports Roger Highfield, Science Director.
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26
Jan
dawn of a new era for synthetic life
A toolkit to reengineer life has been assembled by scientists in Cambridge, marking a new era of synthetic biology, reports Science Director Roger Highfield
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26
Jan
MIND OVER MATTER: THE NEUROSCIENTIST PROBING THE MIND-BODY LINK IN OUR GROUNDBREAKING ONLINE SURVEY
MIND OVER MATTER: THE NEUROSCIENTIST PROBING THE MIND-BODY LINK IN OUR GROUNDBREAKING ONLINE SURVEY
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18
Jan
sea level rise could cost Europe billions
Science Director, Roger Highfield, discusses a report published today on a detailed regional study that underlines the colossal cost of doing nothing to curb climate change.
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15
Jan
UNLOCK YOUR COGNITIVE POTENTIAL BY TAKING PART IN OUR STUDY OF BEHAVIOUR AND THE BRAIN
Roger Highfield invites you to take part in a major new study exploring the relationship between brain and body
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04
Jan
What awaits us in 2024?
Roger Highfield peeks into his crystal ball
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21
Dec
PIONEERING GENE EDITING TRIALS EXTENDED TO CHILDREN
After a landmark regulatory approval, gene editing is now being trialled with children, reports Roger Highfield, Science Director.
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13
Dec
COP28: DELEGATES AGREE HISTORIC ‘TRANSITION AWAY’ FROM FOSSIL FUELS
The deal might be hailed as 'historic' but that Paris 1.5 degree target looks unrealistic
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28
Nov
COP28: CAN THE WORLD’S LARGEST CLIMATE CONFERENCE KEEP PLANET EARTH ON TRACK?
As 70,000 delegates gather in Dubai, the world is almost out of time to curb dangerous climate change, reports Roger Highfield
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