Artificial intelligence has made key advances in forecasting, though it is likely to complement rather than replace existing methods, reports Science Director Roger Highfield.
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.
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.
The new-born city of Palava in India shows how to create conurbations with lower environmental impact, reports Science Director Roger Highfield.
Roger Highfield, Science Director, talks to Ajit Lalvani of Imperial College London about the first detailed study of how the virus is transmitted at home, which underlines the importance of handwashing and hygiene.
Roger Highfield, Science Director, discusses today’s landmark IPCC report on the climate crisis, a ‘final warning’ from scientists: act now or it will be too late.
Roger Highfield, Science Director, discusses the new consultation by the HFEA regulator that aims to update fertility law.
Roger Highfield, Science Director, discusses a report published today (28 February 2023) on the prospect of green aviation.
Roger Highfield discusses the $3.5 billion pandemic vaccine development plan of CEPI, the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations, with its CEO, Richard Hatchett, at the launch of the Injecting Hope exhibition.
Roger Highfield, Science Director, rounds up the reaction to the latest UN Climate Change Conference, COP27.