When flying, one of the first things we are always asked is to “put away all electronic devices” for safety reasons... but have we ever wondered why? The main reason is simple: these gadgets interfere with the navigation system on board. For example, if the WiFi signal on a gadget is switched on, the plane receives and sends mixed signals to airports because of network … [Read more...] about Aeroplane phone conversations become reality
It's not often you hear the words 'murder', 'forensics', 'Rudolph', and 'fun' used together, but this was a unique experience for three hundred students. ‘Twas the night before Christmas and poor Rudolph was dead. Was it a knife to the back? Or a blow to the head? Who committed this crime? Who should we fear? Who is responsible for Rudolph the dead nosed … [Read more...] about Who Killed Rudolph?
Scene of Crime Officers (SOCOs), or Crime Scene Investigators (CSIs) as they are more commonly known, play an important role in the solving of crimes varying from burglary to murder. However, their roles have been glorified and glamorized in many popular crime drama television series. Becoming a CSI is a noble ambition, but if your ambition is driven by expectations of … [Read more...] about CSI: Myth Busted!
We went from writing documents by hand, to typing things up on our laptops and tablets. The 21st century is all about new technology, and as the years go by, more and more advanced devices will be introduced into our daily lives. The way we share information has drastically changed over the past fifty years and humans have been able to adapt to using these new … [Read more...] about How much do we really depend on technology?