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    This paper examines presentation of the material culture of graphene in the Wonder Materials exhibition by looking at ten of the objects on display, exploring the role they play in making the challenging nanoscience topic of the exhibition engaging for visitors.

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    A 3D chart of electricity demand in Manchester, 1951–54, is a tangible record of past practice, both of the electricity supply industry and its consumers. We offer a close inspection of the object, and generate ideas about the chart’s use and users.

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    The changing representation of disability, race and mental health in European medical museums and the under-representation of reproduction; ‘risks’ involved in exhibiting related collections, and strategies to help rehabilitate these topics and their material culture in the future medical museum.

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    This article explores Lyon Playfair's life between 1818 and 1858, from his birth to his appointment as Professor of Chemistry at the University of Edinburgh.

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    What is colour and how can science be used to investigate it?  An innovative family-learning hands-on exhibition at wissens.wert.welt (a small museum in Carinthia, Austria) allows children, teenagers and adults to explore colour using physics, chemistry, biology and art history.

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    What do we want the content of a review section to be when the horizons and sources of historical content are broadening, and the constraints of the format are open?

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    A review of the award-winning performance piece by Mat Fraser, exploring how the kaleidoscopic juxtaposition of perspectives and communication, from lecture to rap, creates perhaps the most direct challenge to medical museums ever posed.

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    Review: Science and Technology galleries at National Museums Scotland

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    Review: A museum by the people for the people? A review of St Fagans National Museum of History’s new galleries

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    Review: Behind the Exhibit: Displaying Science and Technology at the World’s Fairs and Museums in the Twentieth Century

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