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Explore the science shaping our future, with the people making it happen.
Join us for our free, week long festival celebrating the cutting edge of UK science. With a packed programme of events alongside exhibits of hands-on science and technology, there’s something for everyone. If you can't make it to London, you can discover some of the exciting science on show in Summer Science Exhibition Extra - our interactive online exhibition.
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See beyond its bad reputation – radiation is making waves in cancer diagnosis and treatment.
Guardians of the gut
Trillions of resident bacteria look after our gut health. But how should we look after them?
Race against the ageing clock
Matching health-span to lifespan - could resetting our epigenetic clocks help us grow old gracefully?
08 July 2018
Bugs vs boyfriends
Tricks and twists
Food and drink