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Science Editor — Channel 4 News
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Science Editor at Channel 4 News; recovering entomologist; Kentish Towner

Red kites: from the brink of extinction to life in the burbs

channel4.com — "We give them the leftovers from the local carvery," said Victor King who's been feeding kites for a couple of years. "They love a bit of fresh liver too". The reddish-brown raptors have a nearly six-foot wingspan - but don't worry too much about your pet guinea-pig.

Britain votes for world's first 'three-parent' IVF babies

channel4.com — Please wait while this video loads. If it doesn't load after a few seconds you may need to have Adobe Flash installed. MPs back regulations to permit the use of an IVF technique which allows the creation of a baby bearing DNA from three people.

Is inactivity more lethal than obesity? - video

channel4.com — New research shows that even as little as a brisk 20-minute walk a day can transform your life expectancy - and exercise trumps diet in cutting death rates. Does Jon Snow agree?

How did milk become cheaper than bottled water? - video

channel4.com — A global glut of milk has caused a crash in prices. It is now cheaper than bottled water. Dairy farmers say they can no longer compete and fear they'll be driven out of business, reports Tom Clarke.

Are some people born to be fat? - video

channel4.com — Please wait while this video loads. If it doesn't load after a few seconds you may need to have Adobe Flash installed. A pregnant mother's diet could result in a predisposition to obesity in later life, according to a new trial. What does this mean for how we treat overweight people?

Franklin Templeton Shootout Preview

golf-monthly.co.uk — It's the last PGA Tour event of the calendar year this week. 24 players head to Tiburon Golf Club in Florida for the Franklin Templeton Shootout. Harris English and Matt Kuchar are the defending champions. Lowdown: It's the last PGA Tour event of the calendar year this week.

Piecing together the Virgin Galactic crash

channel4.com — An investigation into the crash of the Virgin Galactic spacecraft - killing one of the pilots - has found that a safety device was deployed too early. Tom Clarke reports.

Ebola survivors shunned by communities in fear

channel4.com — Please wait while this video loads. If it doesn't load after a few seconds you may need to have Adobe Flash installed. The overwhelming joy of Ebola survivors is being undermined by the stigma they face in the communities they return to. Science Editor Tom Clarke reports from Sierra Leone on the cruelty of Ebola.

On the Ebola frontline in Sierra Leone

channel4.com — The first thing that strikes you about the Crab Town settlement clinging to the shores of Freetown is how Ebola hasn't spread through it faster. It's a sprawling neighbourhood of one-room shacks and half-built concrete homes. Alleyways barely more than shoulder-width apart lead between them.

Adate, aged 10 - orphaned by Ebola, abandoned by neighbours

channel4.com — Adate, a young boy from Freetown, Sierra Leone, has lost his mother, his father and his sister to Ebola in the past week. Now neighbours shun him, fearing he also carries the virus.
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Apr 27, 2015

@jriggers @cbquist Sheez. sounds like a real grind! Have a great time. Go Buckeyes!

Apr 27, 2015

@jriggers @cbquist small world! (don't listen to a word he says...) What on earth is kipcamp?

Apr 27, 2015

RT @geoffwhite247: Does your back make you feel like this? Maybe you've got chimp spine!Find out more on tonight's #C4news @TomClarkeC4 pic.twitter.com/S0wSPYYwCg

Apr 23, 2015

RT @AstroSamantha: A colorful #aurora fighting the rising Sun. Una colorata aurora danza con il sorgere del Sole. #spacevine vine.co/v/eaQFLtD95tm

Apr 23, 2015

RT @NASA: Explore beautiful @NASA_Hubble images from each year the telescope has orbited: go.nasa.gov/1zQf8zz #Hubble25 pic.twitter.com/LDkLNQt5FK

Apr 23, 2015

RT @USTornadoes: Farmer in his field w/ tornado near Roscoe,TX today. RT @FindtheGuides Photo cred: Scotty Bailey from his tractor. pic.twitter.com/CrVGf6QbJa

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