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

Piecing together the Virgin Galactic crash — 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 — 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 — 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 — 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.

Educating west Africa on spread of Ebola - video — Please wait while this video loads. If it doesn't load after a few seconds you may need to have Adobe Flash installed. Guinea President Alpha Condé tells Channel 4 News that people in west Africa do not understand why they cannot touch one another or bury their dead.

Titleist 915 drivers: first-look images — Two new Titleist 915 drivers - the 915 D2 and the 915 D3 - have been introduced, following on from the launch of the 913 drivers some two years ago. The Titleist 915 D2 has a 460cc head, designed to offer more forgiveness, while the Titleist 915 D3 is a more workable 440cc model.

Ryder Cup opening ceremony — Above, we take a look some pictures from Ryder Cup opening ceremony ahead of the start of the 2014 contest at Gleneagles. Huge crowds were present to witness Paul McGinley and Tom Watson introduce their teams to the watching masses.

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.

Not-so-Glorious Twelfth for hen harriers - video — Please wait while this video loads. If it doesn't load after a few seconds you may need to have Adobe Flash installed. Wildlife conservationists want to ban grouse shooting - not just because they disagree with the practice but because it threatens the survival of the hen harrier.

Three years at a national and I still haven't got a clue — 2am, Sunday night. Time to write my Hacks post. Nearly four years ago I would often have just finished a day pretending to read up ahead of a media law lecture, half-finished the homework for my intro-writing class before an invigorating evening shift at the pub. Look at me now.
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Nov 24, 2014

Today I wish I was moth editor RT:@MigrantMothUK: OLEANDER HAWK, found by staff at Newhaven Fort, Newhaven, E. Sussex

Nov 24, 2014

@melissasuzanneh at least we now know why they are the UK's heaviest duck

Nov 22, 2014

@tcalverley it can only boost the instant gravitas my beard already lends my journalism

Nov 20, 2014

RT @Enkababu: @TomClarkeC4 @Channel4News saw loads of it this year. Esp around BBQ season. I find incinerated bbq food seems to work.

Nov 20, 2014

@Enkababu @Channel4News yes. Campylobacter The piece explains more the tweet!

Nov 19, 2014

@Britt_W @rhodri_jones I would like to reassure viewers none of my mum's chickens were harmed in the making of that segment

Nov 19, 2014

@rhodri_jones Keep your friends close but your enemies closer

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