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Declan Fleming – Clouds Suck

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xu0rEuohIso] Who wouldn’t want their very own pet cloud to carry around with them? No-one, that’s who. Declan Fleming‘s remarkable, ambitious talk featured so many props we doubted it could work. We were wrong. Learn about the weight of … Continue reading

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Anthony Wood – Are Humans evolving to have Twins?

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vlC9LstS9iM] Teenage mothers tend to get a hard time, but Anthony Wood likes them because they seem to provide strong evidence that perhaps, just perhaps, humans are evolving to be a bit more more like, well, armadillos! Anthony’s talk … Continue reading

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Alan Winfield – Dances with Robots

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6QTEJ1sypKM] Robots have a reputation for doing things the same every time – they’re the ultimate conservatives and that’s what we like about them. But if we are going to get them to do more than weld vehicles or … Continue reading

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Ed Barnett – The Circle of Life

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0Eb2Lv6sy8] Know what peacocking is?  What do bonobos, dolphins and humans have in common? What’s the crudest name of a gene? We like that we give people a chance to flex parts of themselves not often reached – in … Continue reading

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