We ask the experts: will robots take over the world?

19 Jul 2013

Robots can do a lot for us: they can explore space or they can cut our toenails. But do advances in robotics and artificial intelligence hold hidden threats? Three leaders in their fields answer questions about our relationships with robots.

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Visions of future healthcare

23 Mar 2012

On 14 March, academics and members of the public gathered at Emmanuel College to hear a panel of distinguished speakers discuss their personal visions of future healthcare in an event sponsored by the Science AAAS as part of the Cambridge Science Festival.

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Ant upside down

Cambridge Ideas - Sticky Feet

31 Mar 2011

Ants have incredibly sticky feet. With them they can hang onto ceilings, while carrying 100 times their body weight.

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The swing

A move towards understanding

04 Jan 2011

Professor Daniel Wolpert at Cambridge’s Department of Engineering has been awarded a Wellcome Trust Programme Grant to study the computations the brain performs when controlling our movements.

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