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article 10 September 2014 Science
Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys, who discovered DNA fingerprinting (Univ of Leicester)
Five things we know from 30 years of DNA fingerprinting

From hard-to-crack crimes to conservation: the discovery of DNA fingerprinting 30 years ago had a massive impact on a range of scientific techniques. Channel 4 News brings you five of the best.

video 09 September 2014 UK

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City buzz: bees swarm to the urban sprawl

It might be a concrete jungle, but bumblebees are quite content with a gritty urban lifestyle and not just rolling countryside, according to a new study. Science Editor Tom Clarke reports.

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Read more from Geoff White on Technology Can Apple's 'two sizes fit all' watch make customers tick?

The launch of Apple's new watch had the audience in Cupertino on their feet. Hopefully, the company's product supply chain proves more robust than its live webcasts.

article 06 September 2014 UK, Spain
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Plans finalised for Ashya King's cancer treatment

Five-year-old cancer patient Ashya King is to be taken to the Czech Republic to receive treatment not available in the UK, after a High Court judge approved his parents' request to do so.

article 06 September 2014 World, France
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You read my mind: scientists claim 'first telepathy success'

Scientists claim to have conducted the world's first successful telepathy experiment. They say that they have sent a "mental message" from one person, to another 4,000 miles away.

video 05 September 2014 UK

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Tumours 'main cause of death' for UK children

Dr Steve Lomis from Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, Angela Polanco, whose daughter died from cancer, and John Rogers whose daughter was diagnosed with cancer, discuss cancer treatment in Britain.

article 05 September 2014 Science
Brain cancer
Tom Clarke by The worst place in Europe to have a brain tumour?

Cancer Research UK says survival for childhood cancers may have increased hugely in the UK and across Europe, but it masks the fact that some cancer types have not seen such a great improvement.

article 03 September 2014 UK
The first Briton to catch the Ebola virus during the current outbreak in west Africa says he feared he was going to die as he leaves the London hospital where he was treated.
Victoria Macdonald by British Ebola nurse released from UK hospital

The first Briton to catch the Ebola virus during the current outbreak in west Africa says he feared he was going to die as he leaves the London hospital where he was treated.

article 01 September 2014 UK
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New curriculum: what kids - and parents - can expect

Schoolchildren start a "tough" new curriculum this week, which will see five-year-olds learning computer programming and a foreign language made compulsory for children aged six.