Quantum Computers: The World’s Most Incredible Machines - Public Lecture
Quantum Computers - The World’s Most Incredible Machines Professor Winfried Hensinger, University of Sussex
6pm 5th July 2017 Rhodes House South Parks Road Oxford OX1 3RG
The stem cell that keeps you topped up with blood
Our blood is made up of a huge number of different cell types responsible for oxygen distribution, blood clotting and fighting infection. So, have you ever wondered where all these different blood cells come from? Believe it or not it is down to one type of cell, called hematopoietic stem cells, which can give rise to which ever blood cell type...
The slimy jelly that helps us respond to infection
A fully functioning immune system is dependent on good communication between many different types of cell. We know that one set of cells detects damage and infection, while another leaps into action to defend the body. But we weren’t entirely clear how the two ‘talked’ to each other.
The Great Debate: Smart Drugs - Is it Cheating?
On the anniversary of the Great Debate join Radio 4’s Claire Fox and a panel of experts to debate the ethics and social impacts of the rising use of smart drugs.
Tour of ISIS Facility at STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
The ISIS Neutron and Muon Source is a world-leading centre for research in the physical and life sciences at the STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Oxfordshire. The suite of neutron and muon instruments gives unique insights into the properties of materials on the atomic scale. On the tour of the experimental halls