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article 19 July 2014 Science
Channel 4 News takes the Data Baby to Latitude and surprises festival-goers with their own online lives.
Geoff White by Data Baby: internet snooping at Latitude festival

Channel 4 News takes the Data Baby to Latitude and surprises festival-goers with their own online lives.

video 18 July 2014 UK

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Hot? Don't panic: Alex Thomson has some handy tips

Frazzled by the heat? Forgotten how to look after yourself as sweat drips into your eyes? Let our Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson help you out, in this not-entirely-serious piece.

article 15 July 2014 UK
Spaceports
What to expect from the UK's first spaceport

You're unlikely to get your arm sliced off with a lightsabre or have to trick your way past stormtroopers  so what can we expect from the UK's first spaceport?

post 15 July 2014
Read more from Tom Clarke on his blog Fond and not-so-fond farewells to 'four brains' and OPatz

Owen Paterson, the outgoing environment secretary, was loathed by environmentalists and animal lovers. By contrast former science minister David Willetts was the darling of academics.

post 14 July 2014
Read more from Tom Clarke on his blog How lifestyle choices can reduce the risk of Alzheimer's

There may be no cure for Alzheimer's in sight - but new research gives cause for optimism that there is the chance of preventing it - for some.

video 11 July 2014 UK

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Should the NHS pay for weight-loss surgery? - video

As NHS advisory body Nice advises more surgery to combat obesity, C4 talks to journalist Sarah Boseley, surgeon Professor Sir Steve Bloom, and Emma Burnell, who lost seven stone after gastric surgery.

article 11 July 2014 Science
Gastric band patient (Getty)
Gastric bandwagon: the key questions on obesity

The NHS advisory body Nice is recommending we lower the bar for stomach surgery. How fat do you need to be to get a gastric band these days? And will it save the country money?

video 10 July 2014 UK

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How to take a photograph using your mind - video

An east London design and software firm has come up with an app which translates brain activity into action that can be used with Google Glass. Jon Snow takes a look.

article 09 July 2014 Science
Ancient arachnid
Ancient arachnid brought back to life (sort of) - video

Scientists bring an ancient arachnid back to life (in a virtual sense) - using fossils to recreate the way the 410-million-year old creature walked.