Technology

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Culture Minister slaps export ban on John Logie Baird TV treasure trove

A treasure trove of materials relating to John Logie Baird’s first-ever transmission of trans-Atlantic television pictures is at risk of being exported unless a UK buyer can be found to match the £78,750 asking price.

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National Football Museum gets technological upgrade as new exhibition opens with robots and gadgets galore

New exhibition at the National Football Museum brings together art, technology and sport to examine how they interact with each other.

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Surveillance and cyberbullying: The British Library's Magna Carta for a Digital Age

The British Library has revealed the top 10 clauses in its Magna Carta for the Digital Age vote, with government censorship and cyber-bullying scoring high among young online voters.

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"The ultimate in speed sailing": Moth master White aims to break women's nautical speed mile

Hannah White, the endurance sailor who will attempt to break the women's nautical speed mile record in 2016, has been introducing her Moth boat to the public at the Science Museum.

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Guinness World Record for pendulum clock vindicates John Harrison 250 years on

Derided as "absurd"at the time, John Harrison's claim to making the world's most accurate clock has finally been proven - 250 years later - with a Guinness World Record award at the Royal......

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The magic fairy dust of the game: National Videogame Arcade powers up in Nottingham

Showing computer science as a discipline but still encouraging adults to do battle with virtual pants, the new £2.5 million centre for videogaming is about to open.

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Scientists create genetic map of Britain to chart immigration since the Ice Age

A typical Anglo-Saxon of European ancestry could have as little as a quarter of their DNA from that migration, say scientists using new results to judge the risk of disease.

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