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This $10 device could save millions of lives
Every year, 1.2 Million people die of major bleeding during surgery. The Bloop device could be the answer. Bloop was developed by David Wojcik and won the national round of the James Dyson Award in Germany in 2017. He hopes ... Science Museum
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Reading Margery Kempe’s inner voices The exhibition Living with gods: peoples, places and worlds beyond contains many poignant and powerful reminders of the persistence and value of prayer. Whether uttered silently or aloud, words of devotion form part of a dialogue with a being whose existence ... The British Museum Blog
Scientific research glossary of terms
Here is a brief introduction to some of the scientific terms and procedures used by scientists at the British Museum.

You can find out more about scientific research and conservation at the British Museum here: goo.gl/9drJt2
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The autonomous robot finding earthquake survivors
This is Zebro, an autonomous swarming robot developed at the TU Delft.

Zebro robots work together like a swarm of ants or birds or a school of fish. They can be sent to search difficult terrain and find survivors after ...
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Rodin and ancient Greece: a perfect pairing For the first time, the British Museum is bringing together the works of Auguste Rodin with those of his self-assigned spiritual and artistic mentor, the ancient Greek sculptor Pheidias. On the face of it the artists could not be more ... The British Museum Blog
Living with gods: water serpents
Dragons, snakes and serpents appear connected with water across world belief and mythology. Professor Veronica Strang, Durham University, discusses the importance and prevalence of these beasts.

Living with gods: peoples, places and worlds beyond
2 November 2017 – 8 April ...
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Why scientists are growing embryos in the lab for longer
A new medium developed by scientists at the University of Cambridge may help improve IVF and prevent miscarriages. Thanks to their work it is now possible to grow embryos in vitro for 13 days.

Previously it was only possible to ...
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Why scientists are making alcohol out of tofu waste
Scientists from the National University of Singapore have developed a new tipple that might help save the environment. Sachi has an alcohol content of seven to eight per cent and is made out of the whey left over from tofu ... Science Museum
The future of lab-grown eye transplants
Growing eyes in the lab helps research into genetic eye diseases. The eye cups may also give insight into new therapies like eye transplants and stem cell therapy for eye diseases.

Dr Mariya Moosajee is a consultant ophthalmologist at Moorfields ...
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The Last Layer: reconnecting local communities with their heritage
This film explores the British Museum’s project at Shutb in (Middle) Egypt which studies the broad spectrum of the village’s history – from 2500BC up until the present day and considers the local community the last historical layer and an ... The British Museum
What is your chronotype
Chris Harvey from the University of Oxford explains how our body clock or circadian rhythm is influenced by genetics and how our chronotype determines at what time we like to wake up in the morning. Science Museum

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