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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.

25 Jun 2015

First recipients of prestigious Newton Advanced Fellowships announced

The Academy of Medical Sciences, the British Academy and the Royal Society have today announced the first round of recipients of their new research funding scheme, the Newton Advanced Fellowships.

24 Jun 2015

London science exhibition to showcase ‘best of British’

Some of the best and brightest scientists in the UK will be showcasing their cutting edge research at the 23rd annual Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition which opens to the public next week.


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