As 70,000 delegates gather in Dubai, the world is almost out of time to curb dangerous climate change, reports Roger Highfield, Science Director.
Roger Highfield is the Science Director at the Science Museum Group, a member of the UK's Medical Research Council and a visiting professor at the Dunn School, University of Oxford, and Department of Chemistry, UCL. He studied Chemistry at the University of Oxford and was the first person to bounce a neutron off a soap bubble. Roger was the Science Editor of The Daily Telegraph for two decades, and the Editor of New Scientist between 2008 and 2011. He has written or co-authored eight popular science books, and had thousands of articles published in newspapers and magazines.
A systematic review and analysis have shown plant-based diets are healthy, complementing research that shows they benefit the planet too. Roger Highfield, Science Director, reports on today’s study.
Roger Highfield, Science Director, outlines why the key aim of today’s AI Safety Summit is to ensure that we can all enjoy the benefits of artificial intelligence.
Science Director Roger Highfield discusses how the internet is going off world, with Queen Elizabeth Prizewinner, Vint Cerf.
Cities can play a key role in mitigating climate change, according to a new study.
The computer giant IBM has developed an efficient chip that suggests the future of AI could rely on traditional ‘analogue’ computation, reports Science Director Roger Highfield.
Tropical forest canopies are edging closer to a critical high-temperature threshold of no return. Roger Highfield, Science Director, reports on a study published today.
Artificial intelligence has made key advances in forecasting, though it is likely to complement rather than replace existing methods, reports Science Director Roger Highfield.
Mountains across the Northern Hemisphere will be hotspots for extreme rainfall that could affect a quarter of the world’s population, reports Science Director Roger Highfield.
Science Director Roger Highfield reports on the potential long term implications for the UK marine life, even climate, from the extreme marine heatwave in UK waters.
Roger Highfield, Science Director, reports on a study that finds human activities have transgressed 7 out of 8 ‘planetary boundaries’.
Aficionados of air grabs, bizarre costumes, power ballads and pop are not the only ones preparing for the eclectic Eurovision Song Contest. Scientists are now attempting to predict the popular vote, reports Science Director Roger Highfield.