The Sound of Science

Fridays 9am – Sheffield Live! – 93.2FM

Show 3 – First Broadcast 30/05/08

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Science in the News.

The problems with Bees. Ross interviews Alistair McClean at the Western Park museum about problems with their hive.

New genetic map to reveal secrets of our garden birds Noel interviews Jessica Stapley from the Department of Animal and Plant sciences, University of Sheffield

Touchy feely robots Noel interviews Steve Yohanan from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada about his research on the development of a haptic robots

Internet dating and intimacy Is the world wide web changing the very nature of intimacy and emotion – even our choice of partners? According to a new study from the University of Melbourne, just published in the International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Society, it is. Noel interviews Mysterious Mr X about his experiences – the 65 year old pretending to be 35 to get a free dinner.

The Movers and The Shakers.

Noel interviews Aejaz Zahid, an award winning biomedical engineer with expertise in Assistive Technology development and a well known DJ/electronic music producer. As part of his NESTA fellowship, he is currently investigating the use of Assistive Technology in Music and is involved in the development of new computer based musical interfaces for composition and live performance that exploit emerging technologies such as Eye Gaze and Brain Controlled Interaction.

Weird Science.

New research on the old Joke, which is heavier, a pound of feathers or a pound of lead?

Why are hedgehogs victims on the road?

A scientific paper on Sword Swallowing and its side effects


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