Durham research published last week demonstrates how human ‘echolocators’ can detect objects in a similar manner to bats, providing insights that could help teach more blind individuals the skills needed to improve their spatial awareness.
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What are the real causes of climate change? Chartered Energy Engineer Andrew Clarke came to Durham to discuss some common misconceptions.
"After cameras are attached to some of the monkeys, the conservation researchers find that they prefer wild fruits to butternuts."
"Georgina Mace described Britain’s conservation targets as “very unambitious.” She maintains it will be simple and worthwhile to focus them on making things better, rather than stopping them getting worse. I, for one, agree wholeheartedly."
The latter part of January treated us to some exciting science, including a ‘super blue blood moon’ and innovations using a DNA sequencer.
This development allows for more realistic and accurate drug testing than in previous studies.