Operations on screen: Creating an accessible surgery simulator

IMAGE: UOC and Universidad de Manizales in Colombia are developing a low-cost surgery simulator to train surgeons’ psychomotor skills (National Cancer Institute – Unsplash) view more  Credit: (National Cancer Institute – Unsplash) Practice makes perfect. In the complex world of medicine too, where just a millimetre can make the difference between success and failure. In partnership […]

Turning space images into music makes astronomy more accessible

Put into music, telescope observations of the center of the Milky Way create a tranquil tune, glittering with xylophone and piano notes. The iconic Pillars of Creation in the Eagle Nebula, meanwhile, sound like an eerie sci-fi score. And the supernova remnant Cassiopeia A is a sweeping symphony. These musical renditions, or sonifications, were released […]