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Bodymetric scan developed for online shopping
Smartphone application identifies exact size and fit in bid to take uncertainty out of buying clothes on web.
Last updated: 02 Jan 2013 18:23 GMT
Obesity kills more people than hunger
Childhood malnutrition was the number one risk factor for early death in 1990, but now it ranks behind obesity.
Last updated: 14 Dec 2012 02:14 GMT
Chess boxing grows in popularity
Enthusiasts promote the increasingly popular sport as the ultimate test of physical and mental strength.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2012 23:24 GMT
London art 'app' shows writing on the wall
New smartphone application helps locate obscure and well-hidden works of street art across London.
Last updated: 18 Aug 2012 12:43 GMT
Landlords cash in on the Olympics
Residents in the East End of London are cashing in by renting out homes at huge premiums.
Last updated: 17 Jul 2012 19:45 GMT
UK taps medical 'app' to track severe illness
Smartphone toll helps patients and doctors access records without lengthy delays.
Last updated: 16 Jun 2012 09:34 GMT
'Stop and search' app for UK youngsters
Mobile phone tool helps those randomly stopped by police report their experiences - and has senior officers' backing.
Last updated: 12 Jun 2012 16:25 GMT
Ai Weiwei designs London pavilion from afar
Chinese artist held under house arrest spent hours on Skype designing building for Serpentine gallery.
Last updated: 31 May 2012 20:30 GMT
Medical tattoos making a new mark
They say a tattoo is for life but a new growing trend means it could actually save one.
Last updated: 18 Mar 2012 23:03 GMT
Japanese artist wins new audiences
Yayoi Kusama, who sees her art as a therapeutic necessity for a mental disability, visits London for exhibition.
Last updated: 08 Feb 2012 21:11 GMT
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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
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Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
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