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Expert reaction: Xbox Adaptive Controller for disabled gamers

Thursday 17 May 2018

Dr Christopher Power and Dr Paul Cairns from the University of York’s Department of Computer Science react to the news that Microsoft are releasing the first ever console controller designed and made specifically for disabled gamers:

Expert Reaction: Yanny or Laurel?

Thursday 17 May 2018

The release of an audio file that went viral has divided the internet. What do you hear - Yanny or Laurel?

Revealing the scientific secrets of Doctor Who

Wednesday 16 May 2018

Authors of The Scientific Secrets of Doctor Who will talk to audiences at the York Festival of Ideas about the truth behind the fiction.

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