Next Episode of 10 Things to Know About is
This six-part award winning series returns, with Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin, Jonathan McCrea and Kathriona Devereux showcasing the Irish science behind aspects of modern life, from virtual reality to Botox and aliens to the Internet of cows.
This week we look at some of the advances in science and technology which are helping us to limit, prevent or recover from injury, and improve our general performance… but also find out what can happen when we push things a little too far…
In the first episode of the new series, we're investigate radon, the silent radioactive killer that's naturally contained in the rocks and soils across Ireland. Incredibly, exposure to radon gas in our homes is second only to smoking as the leading cause of lung cancer in Ireland and yet its surprisingly easy to tackle.
Can our minds connect directly with computers to communicate thought and transcend human limitations? Researchers are making impressive progress toward achieving such a vision.
Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin(Presenter)
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