Science and Environment

The microorganisms that give us our Easter treats

The microorganisms that give us our Easter treats

Posted by pt91 at Apr 11, 2017 04:23 PM |

From chocolate eggs to hot cross buns, a surprising amount of microbiological processes go into making and perfecting our traditional Easter foodstuffs, says Dr Primrose Freestone

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What can we do about the air we breathe?

What can we do about the air we breathe?

Posted by ap507 at Mar 10, 2017 03:09 PM |

Professor Paul Monks discusses how science must be ready for the challenge of mitigating air pollution

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With robots taking on more tasks, how will society need to be reorganised in the future?

With robots taking on more tasks, how will society need to be reorganised in the future?

Posted by ap507 at Feb 24, 2017 10:25 AM |

Professor Martin Parker from the School of Business featured in The Conversation's Anthill podcast discussing the future

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The new rock age

The new rock age

Posted by ap507 at Feb 17, 2017 12:25 PM |

Professor Jan Zalasiewicz discusses what extraordinary rocks can tell us about the past

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Driverless cars may prevent accidents. But at what cost?

Driverless cars may prevent accidents. But at what cost?

Posted by ap507 at Jan 26, 2017 09:35 AM |

Dr Neil Walkinshaw from the Department of Informatics discusses the advent of driverless car technology

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Will AI ever understand human emotions?

Will AI ever understand human emotions?

Posted by ap507 at Jan 10, 2017 12:47 PM |

Dr Leandro Minku discusses the growing data and processing power of technology and how AI may be able to recognise emotions in the next few decades

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