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DNA research project launches in Manchester

A project launched in the North West is aiming to bring hope to people fighting cancer and rare genetic conditions.

Experts at a hospital in Manchester are going to explore the DNA of thousands of people so they can one day isolate faulty genes which cause diseases to be passed through generations.

ITV Granada correspondent Rob Smith spoke to one family living under the shadow of illness.

Rocket's camera captures launch failure in Cheshire

A research rocket has failed to launch from a site in Cheshire. Engineers say a propellant problem may have grounded the four-metre rocket shortly after lift-off.

The onboard video below was captured by a team from the School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering at the University of Manchester.

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