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Artist Joshua Sofaer, who previously created a human scavenger hunt at Tate Modern, will assemble The Rubbish Collection from the Science Museum's waste this summer.
The Ulster Museum's new semi-permanent show, From Actinium to Zirconium, reveals "everything around you" and much invisible matter, says curator Dr Mike Simms.
An enthusiastic team of Mathematicians and balloon artists are planning to take the mathematical world by storm next week, creating the world's largest balloon pyramid.
See British photographer Bryan Alexander's spectacular photos of the traditional life of indigenous peoples across the remote Russian Arctic.
Making tactile art with bacteria, Anna Dumitriu's latest exhibition, coinciding with World Tuberculosis Day, includes a lung-collapsing machine and "killed" strains of TB.
New Art Club, Robin Ince, Rosie Wilby and stand-up researchers provide the laughs as the Cambridge Science Festival fits plenty of comedy into its packed programme.
When a bust of Charles Darwin moved to the Grant Museum of Zoology's new home in 2011, it left an empty plinth. A head-sculpting competition will redress the balance.
Once an anatomist and journalist, Angela Palmer's installation in Edinburgh is an ethereal work based on 16 MRI scan slices of her brain.
From Goya and van Gogh to an early prescription from Egypt and a 14th century horoscope, the Wellcome has released a vast collection of exhibits online.
Ahead of a February exhibition which will challenge visitors to experience heat, cold, aridity, permanent darkness and lack of oxygen, curator Paolo Viscardi has been suffering.
A Forestry Commission call to create works within the landscape has drawn up a shortlist of five proposals, including the Sheffield sound artist and Brighton pairing.
Billed as an unmissable explosion of creativity, Life's Maker Faire takes place in April 2014. This competition has closed.
Stuart Nolan and Kieron Kirkland have spent the past two months as magicians in residence at Watershed in Bristol; two films reveal what the pair have been doing.
Screening on Sky on New Year's Day, Natural History Museum Alive 3D had its premiere at the institution in front of an audience headed by royalty.
Labcoats dripping with bling, photos studios from Kenya and vacuum-packed pig faces in an exhibition of works from six countries the Wellcome backs research in.