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Winner of FameLab 2013, PhD student Fergus McAuliffe, has had a busy year in science communication. He tells us about the opportunities that have come his way since winning the competition. You can see live presentations on science topics by other FameLab alumni at the Natural History Museum on 26 September 2014.

How does brain size affect the number of social ties we can maintain? Marta Daniela, winner of science communication competition FameLab in Portugal, explains. If you're in London on 26 September 2014, you can see live presentations on science topics by other FameLab alumni at the Natural History Museum.

Dr Michael Antoniou, an expert in radar and remote sensing at the University of Birmingham, explains how humans use similar cognitive techniques as bats and dolphins to 'see' using sound. His team's international research is funded by the Global Innovation Initiative, which opens a second call for proposals today.

You've probably heard of it, but do you know what dark matter is? Bogdan Ghiorghiu, winner of science communication competition FameLab in Romania, explains. Bogdan is competing at the FameLab international final in Cheltenham on 3-5 June 2014.

Why does south-east Asia have such a high prevalence of bile duct liver cancer? Dr Michael Smout of James Cook University, winner of science communication competition FameLab in Australia, explains the link between the deadly disease and a parasitic worm found in uncooked fish. Michael is competing at the FameLab international final in Cheltenham on 3-5 June 2014.

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