First eyewitness accounts of mystery volcanic eruption
New light has been shed on one of the biggest volcanic eruptions in the last 500 years – the so-called 'Unknown eruption' – thanks to an unusual collaboration between a historian and a team of earth scientists at the University of Bristol.
What does it really mean to be InTouch?
A new tactile device created by award-winning Bristol-based design consultancy, Kinneir Dufort and the University of Bristol is exploring what it means to feel connected again in this disconnected, screen-focused world.
The future of connected objects unveiled at London Design Festival
Talking taxidermy that brings to life the brutal history of the 'plume boom'; a magical object to connect speaker and listener via sound, light and touch; and a storyteller to help pupils learn about the difficult history of the slave trade will be unveiled at Christies in London today as part of the London Design Festival.
Gene variant that dramatically reduces ‘bad’ lipids
Research using data collected from around 4,000 healthy people in the UK has enabled scientists to identify a rare genetic variant that dramatically reduces levels of certain types of lipids in the blood.
Fun and free – 80by18 activities at your fingertips
Young people have been setting themselves challenges and finding out more about life in Bristol this summer thanks to an on-line educational resource which helps them to find fun and free things to do in, around, above, and below the city.