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Newcastle University scientists have come up with a cheap and easy way to help keep an eye on people's valuables - and it has aready more than halved bike thefts on their campus.
The idea is simple - posters showing a pair of eyes which appear to watch your every move.
You can watch the full report from Richard Wilson below.
Professor Melissa Bateson from Newcastle University spoke to ITV News about the science behind the success that the university's security eyes project had already achieved.
Scientists from Newcastle University have come up with a new way to help people to keep a constant eye on their valuables.
The scheme has already helped to halve the number of bicycle thefts from their campus in Newcastle city centre.
The idea is that posters showing a pair of eyes which appear to watch your every move will stop people from stealing.
The idea started as a research project and it is now being rolled out across the campus.
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All eyes are on potential bicycle thieves at Newcastle University as a new security scheme is rolled out to deter stealing on campus.