What if we could we eat what we want without putting on weight. Newcastle University scientists are close to achieving that using seaweed.
Many people will be celebrating Valentine's Day with a romantic meal. But one couple in County Durham decided to take it a step further.
The number of internet grooming cases has doubled in parts of the North East
This year's British Science Festival is drawing to a close on Tyneside, but the all important research goes on.
An ambitious project is taking place at the Baltic 39 art gallery in Newcastle.
One of the things that makes human beings unique is our ability to appreciate art and scientists are trying to work out why this is by examining the human brain.
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The British Science festival aims is to encourage people to take an interest in everything scientific.
But with the latest round of GCSE results showing a drop in science grades, there is a big drive to encourage children and young people to get excited about science.
The science festival is attracting some big names from scientific world.
Durham University's Professor Carlos Frenk is president of astronomy and physics at the British Science Festival.
He spoke to out reporter Richard Wilson about the great science currently taking place in the North East.
– Guy Dehn, Director, Witness Confident
The Self Evident app is a state-of-the-art expression of Sir Robert Peel's principle that 'the police are the public, the public are the police'. Self Evident makes it easy for the public to report crime, make statements and file evidence with the police simply and securely. Mobile technology is an incredibly powerful tool and this app will put that power in the public's hands so they can help cut crime in their area.
A new smartphone app which allows people to report crime directly to police is being trialled in the North East.
_Self Evident _has been created the charity Witness Confident. Guy Dehn, Director of Witness Confident, said:
– Guy Dehn, Director of Witness Confident
"Self Evident makes it easy for the public to report crime, make statements and file evidence with the police simply and securely. Mobile technology is an incredibly powerful tool and this app will put that power in the public's hands so they can help cut crime in their area."
A new smartphone app for reporting crime is being trialled in the North East.
Self Evident, which has been created by the independent charity Witness Confident, will allow users to report the contact details, location and details of a crime directly to Northumbria Police Headquarters.
The charity says the app will improve levels of unreported crime and ensure the police get all the details they need.
Richard Wilson talks to the renowned physicist and TV scientist Professor Brian Cox about science in the North East, big science in the Large Hadron Collider at the Centre for Nuclear Research (CERN), the universe and everything.