Changing ourselves

From hammerstones to biotechnology: Lizzie Norris looks at the engineering that has helped us to increase our lifespan and improve our quality of life.

Event of the week: A Night with Venus – A Lifetime on Mercury

As part of our new science events listing, we pick an event coming up this week. Valentine’s Day at the The Old Operating Theatre Museum is looking at some of the consequences of love in the 18th Century.