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Inventor uses implanted microchip to start car

The Hampshire inventor has implanted the microchip in his hand Credit: ITV Meridian

An inventor from Hampshire has created a tiny microchip inserted into his hand, that's only the size of a grain of rice, to start his car and open his office door.

Steven Northam just waves his hand over a sensor to operate daily tasks and is now offering the service to others for the first time.

As Chloe Oliver reports.

Chloe spoke to Steven Northam, entrepreneur and inventor and Dr Geoff Watson, Anesthetic Consultant.

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Dog reunited with owner after 6 months and 100 miles

He was kidnapped, rescued - then lost - then rescued again - and is now finally back with his rightful owner, after travelling over 100 miles from home.

Jasper the one-year-old whippet was traced by his microchip after he was brought into a Sussex vets - SIX MONTHS after he vanished.

David Johns reports, speaking to Jasper's owner Michael Ford; veterinary surgeon Emily Chadburn; and practice owner Sarah Solomon.

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