Monday, October 15, 2012

Thomas Jordan: Professor, Earth Sciences

California takes part in the biggest ever global earthquake drill. Thomas H. Jordan, Director of the Southern California Earthquake Center talks about the value of rehearsing for the day the earth will shake again.

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Original broadcast, October, 15th, 2012 - BBC Radio 5 Live

Monday, October 8, 2012

Health data in the palm of our hands


Health experts have been meeting in California to discuss the latest developments in wireless medical technology.   The body computing conference at the University of Southern California is an annual gathering which focusses on the gadgets, sensors and apps which are revolutionizing the way we monitor our health.  Dr Leslie Saxon, Executive Director of the USC Center for Body Computing, explains why it matters.