ANIMATION: Can we make a sensor that can match a sniffer dog?
When it comes to sensing potentially-dangerous vapours, sniffer dogs are still considered the gold standard. In this animation we learn about chemiresistive sensors, a new type of sensor that may be able to match the noses of our furry friends...
ANIMATION: Positioning in challenging environments
From driving to crop harvesting, many aspects of our modern lives rely on GPS. But, high frequency radio waves have a flaw. They are blocked by solid objects like buildings. Watch to see how university of Oxford scientists have a new technology...
ANIMATION: When did cats arrive in Britain?
Ever wonder where our feline friends came from and how long they have been by our sides? A team from Oxford University, is using ancient cat DNA from archaeological sites to find out, following cats on a journey through time
ANIMATION: A smart patch that promotes shoulder repair
Tearing of the Rotator Cuff tendons results in a debilitating and painful condition affecting around 25% of the population over the age of 60. But a new smart patch could transform traditional surgeries...
PODCAST: Why are athletes using Ketones?
Ketones. It’s the buzz word in the fitness world at the moment and known as the alternative energy source. With the Tour de France set to start in a few weeks we want to know: Why are athletes using #ketones ?
ANIMATION: Hardy Crops To Tackle Food Insecurity
Our world is getting more and more densely populated. By 2050 there’ll be nearly 10 billion people on our planet and agricultural demand is predicted to rise by 70%. So how will we ensure that every human alive gets the food they need?
ANIMATION: Viewing extreme events through social media
We are creating digital data all the time. Via social media, we’re generating evidence of everything we see and hear. But when an emergency or terrorist attack strikes, the mass of information produced is confusing, complicated and misleading.
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