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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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  • Science Showoff 30 June 2015 at The Royal Society, London Join us for a weird and wonderful night of science comedy, music and performance.
  • Summer Science Exhibition 2015 30 June 2015 at The Royal Society, London Our annual Summer Science Exhibition showcases the most exciting cutting-edge science and technology research. Come and try your hand at the science experiments that are changing our world.
  • How maths and logic gave us monitors 30 June 2015 at The Royal Society, London Discover why, 200 years on, the birth of George Boole in 1815 was critical for the development of the digital computer.

For more events please see the events diary.

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