The Science Show reviews “The Art of Science” a unique science quiz game and ask quiz expert, Nigel Oakely what it’s like to play. Read more at www.academicboardgames.com.
Roger Frost meets Tony Peloe from Cambridge firm, Delta-T, who supply plant and environment monitoring equipment to plant growers and researchers. With thanks to Delta-T http://www.delta-t.co.uk).
Nicola Terry looks at a new explanation of why zebras have stripes. She finds that a property of the stripes keeps Tsetse flies away. http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/16944753
Events in Cambridge
- The massive Cambridge Science Festival is from 12 to 25 March 2012. Get a programme and reserve your chosen events online at http://www.cam.ac.uk/sciencefestival/
- ‘Abandoning a medical career for sex, conflict and violence’. Geoff Parker talks about behavioural ecology. Wednesday 29th 7pm at the Pharmacology Lecture Theatre in Tennis Court Road. http://www.talks.cam.ac.uk/talk/index/35522
- ‘Artificial Life’ or how we program cells to make diesel fuel or detect chemicals in the air. Talk by Chris Bishop from Microsoft Research Labs. Friday 2nd March at 5.30pm in Lady Mitchell Hall off Grange Avenue. http://www.talks.cam.ac.uk/talk/index/30613
- The next Science Show is on Saturday, 10th March: 1:30pm to 2pm. If you have news; something to offer or a science event we ought to include, email the show: firstname.lastname@example.org