Science News:

Science Museum Group workers' strike ballot in pay row
…Workers at a number of the country's top science museums are to be balloted… on strike action in a dispute over pay. Prospect members who work at London's Science… Museum and the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester are among those being…


Ann Widdecombe defends gay science views as shows axed
science could "produce an answer" to being gay. She blamed a "liberal tyranny…


Ann Widdecombe appearance cancelled over gay science comments
… suggestion science could "produce an answer" to being gay. David Hutchinson, who runs…


MEP Ann Widdecombe sparks fury with gay science comments
…Ann Widdecombe has come under fire after she suggested science could "produce… impossible for people to switch sexuality doesn't mean that science may not yet produce… that such science already exists" to change someone's sexuality. But she added: "If you simply…


Ministers told back up science vision or risk UK stagnation
… of a science-led economy, according to a new analysis. The Campaign for Science… and Engineering (Case) is calling for the boost in UK science funding to avoid the risk…. "The government has set out a bold vision for UK science," said executive director, Dr Sarah…


Chick-hatching projects in schools 'should stop'
… as an example of a practical lesson in the non-statutory part of the Year 5 science


Sir James Dyson donates £19m to his old school in Holt
…. The cash will fund the building of a centre for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts…


WJEC apology after GCSE computer science exam problem
… their computer science exam. Parents complained problems meant the start was delayed while… GCSE computer science paper, and are currently investigating the matter further…


European Space Agency probe to intercept a comet
…, it will be led from the UK's Mullard Space Science Laboratory. Prof Geraint Jones, who… was selected on Wednesday by the agency's Science Programme Committee as part of the new F… senior advisor for science and exploration. "But in the end you'd direct…


Cambridge science history museum reopens after renovation
…A museum charting the history of science through a collection of antique items… of the History of Science holds more than 10,000 scientific instruments and rare books…