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Inside Perspective - life saving micro camera

Brain surgeries are dangerous and difficult procedures. The diagnosis of tumours in the brain is one such procedure which carries many risks, however a team of scientists from the university of…

From  Laura Klages on May 15th, 2020 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Robot Bees, Heroes or Villains

An investigation into whether robot bees are a viable solution for declining pollinators.

From  Aimee Brownlow on May 15th, 2020 0 likes 8 plays 0  

RFID: Why Bees Where Backpacks

Radio frequency identification (RFID) helps scientists monitor and distinguish animals toosmall for conventional tagging. Originating in the Second World War, it is now helping usbetter understand…

From  Ella Constable on May 15th, 2020 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Are we sleeping on the solution to food shortages?

APS282 Group 2 video submission (May 2020)

From  Lenka Kovacsova on May 14th, 2020 0 likes 12 plays 0  

Flying Colours

The peppered moth is a classic example of colouration in biology. However, the science controlling this has remained largely unknown. New research on Heliconius butterflies at the University of…

From  Freya Wood on May 7th, 2019 0 likes 19 plays 0  

How do dogs benefit our mental health?

Do you own a cuddly canine friend? They could be doing you the world of good

From  Millie Mockford on August 13th, 2018 1 likes 45 plays 0  

Unwrapped and Discarded

Just what is the zero-waste movement and how can it help you reduce your use of single-use plastic? Our students go on a fact finding mission to fill you in.

From  Millie Mockford on August 13th, 2018 0 likes 20 plays 0  

The Secret Bee-hind Drones

As well as pollinating our crops and providing us with honey, bees are now helping scientists build drones! Take a look at how these amazing little creatures are helping us.

From  Millie Mockford on August 13th, 2018 0 likes 31 plays 0  

Why aren't we eating insects?

They're full of protein, sustainable, and easy to grow - so why don't more people choose to eat insects? A whistle-stop tour of Sheffield finds that some people are very willing to try!

From  Millie Mockford on August 13th, 2018 0 likes 34 plays 0  

Food for Thought

We've all heard of food miles, but is this the most important thing to consider when trying to eat sustainably? Our students look into the benefits of eating seasonally

From  Millie Mockford on August 13th, 2018 0 likes 37 plays 0  

What is the environmental cost of a loaf of bread?

It's in everybody's kitchen, but just how much cost does a loaf of bread have on the environment? Our students look into the common ingredients with some help from environmental researchers…

From  Millie Mockford on July 12th, 2017 0 likes 65 plays 0  

How sustainable is water use in meat production?

Most people are aware of the need to conserve fresh water in a growing society, but did you know that a huge amount goes into meat production? Our students investigate the link between the two.

From  Millie Mockford on July 12th, 2017 0 likes 642 plays 0  

Sleep Apps, Do They Really Work?

There are numerous phone apps out there designed to help you monitor and improve your sleeping habits, but do they really work? Or is it the phone itself that is the insomnia-causing culprit?

From  Millie Mockford on July 12th, 2017 0 likes 27 plays 0  

Green is the New Grey

How important are green spaces to the residents of Sheffield and what is the science behind this? Our students talk to a local MP about the council's plans to cut down many trees across the city.

From  Millie Mockford on July 12th, 2017 0 likes 30 plays 0  

Food waste

Food waste occurs on a colossal scale, and one of its far-reaching implications relates to our energy consumption. Surprisingly, in the UK the largest contribution of food waste is from our homes.…

From  Millie Mockford on July 12th, 2017 0 likes 43 plays 0  

The Sugary Secrets of Breakfast Cereals

Do you just how much sugar is in your breakfast cereal? Or what effect this can have on your body? Our students asked the residents of Sheffield and got some surprising results.

From  Millie Mockford on July 12th, 2017 0 likes 759 plays 0