Podcast: Drone builders, hacking for good and ebola vaccine trial concludes


Drone swarms that could print buildings, exploring the Advanced Hackspace and getting the final vaccination in an Ebola trial.

The podcast is presented by Gareth Mitchell, a lecturer on Imperial's Science Communication MSc course and the presenter of Click Radio on the BBC World Service, with contributions from our roaming reporters.

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News: Gravitational waves, pollution and drones for good  – Imperial physicists get excited about the detection of the first gravitational waves, a huge pollution study finds the effects stay with us for decades, and drones win prizes.

Drone-printed buildings  – Dr Mirko Kovac is creating swarms of drones that can build emergency shelters and make the cities of the future smarter.

Room to hack  – We visit the Imperial College Advanced Hackspace demo day to find out what the space is all out and how students can set their ideas free.

Ebola vaccine diaries episode three – what happens during a clinical trial for a new ebola vaccine? Our reporter has her second vaccination, experiences a few side-effects, and reflects on her journey.


Hayley Dunning

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