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21 Jul 2015

Leading institutions say governments must act now if serious climate risks to be averted

Twenty four of the UK’s foremost academic and professional institutions have called on national governments to take immediate action if they want to avert the serious risks posed by climate change.

20 Jul 2015

Peter Higgs receives world's oldest scientific prize

Professor Peter Higgs CH FRS has joined the ranks of Charles Darwin, Humphry Davy and Albert Einstein by winning the world’s oldest scientific prize, the Royal Society’s Copley Medal.

30 Jun 2015

New mic to make robots better listeners

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.

30 Jun 2015

New computer imaging technology helps us understand how we ‘read’ faces

Research using new computer imaging technology is being exhibited at the 2015 Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition. The imaging technology helps us understand how we read faces.

30 Jun 2015

Augmented reality headsets could help firefighters save lives

New optical technology will be demonstrated at the Royal Society’s annual Summer Science Exhibition which opens officially to the public today.

26 Jun 2015

Young scientists’ studies showcased in special edition of the Young Scientists Journal

As part of our celebration of 350 years of scientific publishing the Royal Society has teamed up with the Young Scientists Journal to showcase the science of schools supported by Partnership Grants.

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