The British Antarctic Survey measure global warming – 105science

Dr. Robert Mulvaney of the British Antarctic Survey in Cambridge talks to the Science Show’s Roger Frost who finds out that not all global warming is his fault or ours. We hear how British Antarctic Survey scientists use drill ice to discover how the world has changed over thousands of years.  Story links: 

  • http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-19348427
  • http://www.antarctica.ac.uk//bas_research/science/climate/icecore/page1.php
  • http://www.antarctica.ac.uk/press/press_releases/press_release.php?id=1892

Chris Creese catches us up on science news on how printing has evolved with an Inkjet for Living Tissue – WSJ.com http://on.wsj.com/Qh163C. Chris and Roger play a game called ‘Science fact or fiction’. Email your news and questions SCIENCE@CAMBRIDGE105.FM. Follow us on Twitter @105science to find out what’s on the next show. NEXT SHOW is on Cambridge 105 on Saturday 6th of October at 2:30pm.

EVENTS
Need and Nature of a New Scientific Revolution. A talk by Stephen Emmott of Microsoft Research about over-population and the difficult technological and societal choices we face. It’s followed by a panel discussion, with bioengineering experts Tom Knight, Claire Marris and Jim Haseloff taking questions on Synthetic Biology. On Wednesday September 26th, Dept of Chemistry on Lensfield Road at 5 pm

Conserving the small things that run the world. A talk where Ed Turner reminds us that insects are the most diverse group of organisms on the planet, in serious decline. He’ll share the remarkable diversity of insects and how we can conserve them. On Thursday 4th October, Lord Ashcroft Building, Anglia Ruskin University at 7:30 pm
To learn more about these events see talks.cam.ac.uk

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