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Second Life

... T Online Beach (115,40,21) © Dimelin Chris - Some people say, 'why don't you go and get a first life before you ... see has been created by one of the other Avatars.  It's the users that create everything.  If you want to do something scientific you take ...

Should screens be banned in the bedroom?

... resulting sleep deficiency is profound, as she explains to Chris Smith... Mari - We did a study on this last year where we found that ... their platform, one of the last things, many of their adult users do before they go to bed is quite clearly, checking their Facebook page ...

The positive power of the Internet

... of a lot of people's time for little benefit. So, instead of users being asked to enter a random word, he realised that they could instead ... learn a new language - again, for free, as he explained to Chris Smith... Luis -   I started a new project which is Duolingo which is ...

The latest cyber crime: Ransomware

... malicious process dubbed ransomware. This is where users are locked out of their machines and all their data is irreversibly ... the hacker who then sends an unlock key to let them back in. Chris Smith spoke to Johnathan Bowers from UKFast who have been monitoring the ...

Feeding Flies Into the Food Chain

... point we need to come up with new ways to reduce waste. Chris Smith and Ginny Smith spoke to environmental entrepreneur Jason Drew ... got 75% of that population that are actually pit latrine users. When the pit latrine is full, it causes a problem to a householder who ...

The World Community Grid

... it's operated by IBM.  To find out more about the project, Chris Smith spoke to Joe Jasinski, Director of Healthcare and Life Sciences ... Chris -   Sounds terrific.  How many computers or how many users you have signed up actually contributing to this initiative? Joe -   ...

Skunk and schizophrenia

... higher for those who use it every day compared with non-users. But does cannabis cause mental illness, or are people who are destined ... between cannabis and psychotic episodes, and explained to Chris Smith why the association between cannabis and schizophrenia is more ...

Is streaming killing music?

... Lanxon is a technology journalist at Bloomberg and he joins Chris Smith to explain. Nate -   Digital technology changed things in that ... Nate -   Yes, it's put the access into the hands of the users because now they don't need to go out and pay £10 to see how much filler ...

UK government bans 'Qat'

... midnight on Tuesday, the herb "qat" became a Class C drug. Users chew the leaves of this east African flowering plant to achieve a buzz ... of neuropharmocology at Imperial College London and spoke to Chris Smith about the stimulant. UK government bans 'Qat' ...

How does DNA Fingerprinting Work?

... Acknowledgement: This article was co-authored with Dr Chris Smith , who also compiled the images. How does DNA Fingerprinting Work? ...