The Science Museum's Superbugs exhibition will reveal how scientists are responding to the challenge of fighting bacteria's increasing resistance to antibiotics.
Antibiotics have enabled us to combat diseases that were once thought completely untreatable, making risky operations safer and extending patients lives. But now bacteria are fighting back, and superbugs have evolved that are resistant to even the most powerful antibiotics.
This new exhibition will feature some of the latest scientific research, and tell the personal stories of the people waging war on bacteria.
Craig’s review of Science Museum – “If you are anything like me, then you will love learning about industrial-sized pistons and pipes and steam traction engines dating from the years 1715 to 1904. So when you walk into the Science Museum it will be like walking into heaven. The first hall is like a big factory floor filled with pumps and pipes and pulleys and levers, huge wheels and iron turbines, all… continued”
IVF — 6 Million Babies Later – 5 Jul to 25 Nov 2018 – The Science Museum will be telling the story of how the world's first IVF baby was born, and look into the future of infertility treatment.
The Last Tsar — Blood And Revolution – 21 Sep 2018 to 24 Mar 2019 – The Science Museum will be exploring the life and death of the Romanovs — the last imperial monarchs of Russia
The Sun — Living With Our Star – 6 Oct 2018 to 6 May 2019 – The Science Museum will be telling the extraordinary story of the life-giving star that sits at the centre of our Solar System.
Princess Diana — Her Fashion Story – 24 Feb 2017 to 17 Feb 2019 – Diana's Fashion Story at Kensington Palace is an exhibition of iconic dresses that show the evolution of her style
Poster Girls — A century of art and design – 13 Oct 2017 to 1 Jan 2019 – Poster Girls celebrates the work of female designers who worked for London Transport over the last 100 years
Dream On — V&A Museum of Childhood – 10 Feb 2018 to 20 Jan 2019 – The Dream On exhibition will be exploring the imaginary world that exists in our head between sleep and wakefulness
Fashioned from Nature – 21 Apr 2018 to 27 Jan 2019 – The V&A Museum will be exploring how some of the fabrics and dyes are sourced from nature to create the clothes we all wear
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