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  • New mic to make robots better listeners 30 June 2015 Scientists have worked out a way to process sound from a microphone to give super-human hearing that can zoom in on conversations in busy rooms. The technology is on show at the Royal Society’s Summer Science Exhibition 2015.

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  • How to make a weather forecast 02 July 2015 at The Royal Society, London From sunshine to snow storms and big data to big TVs - explore how weather forecasting really works from the meteorologists who make it happen.
  • Virus Hunting 03 July 2015 at The Royal Society, London Discover how cutting edge technologies are revealing secrets about viruses at a speed we could never have imagined.
  • Invisible: the allure of the unseen 03 July 2015 at The Royal Society, London What would you do if you were invisible? Join author Philip Ball to explore our fascination with the unseen.

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