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Louise Brown was conceived 40 years ago this month, launching a revolution in reproductive medicine that has seen millions of test tube babies born worldwide.
Robert Peston and his guests were under strict instructions to not eat the croissants on his desk. Exactly why were ITV’s pastries left untouched?
The more human a robot appears, the more unsettling we find it. How should we treat robots once they become indistinguishable, in both looks and actions, from real humans?
Its rare to see a Hollywood star at a science festival, but this year you can!
From 29 September to 1 October, we welcome performance artist Nikhil Chopra to the museum. In this post, Communications Officer Kate Campbell-Payne discusses the significance of the event as well as her previous encounters with Chopra’s work.
In this second part of his post about Pakistan Railways SP/S 3157, Jan Shearsmith discusses the loco’s later life and journey back from India to Manchester.
For over 500 years, we’ve been harnessing robots for all sorts of purposes.
Ahead of its appearance in Nikhil Chopra’s New North and South art installation, Jan Shearsmith discusses the early life of Pakistan Railways SP/S 3157.
Find out more about the artists joining Nikhil Chopra in Manchester for #NewNorthSouth
Patient X explores the concept of the super spreader, an asymptomatic person who carries and transmits a virus to a wide group of people, but who doesn’t always exhibit any of its symptoms.
On Wednesday 13 September 2017, we joined in the conversation with museums and museum-lovers all over the world for Ask A Curator day on Twitter.
One of the most pressing questions of today’s 24/7, sleep-deprived, high-pressure society is: if I am so stressed that I am not getting enough slumber, is it going to make me dumber?
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