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New 'sleep' lab opens in Manchester

How many of us can ever say we feel like we get enough sleep? And if wanted to grab 40 winks the last place you'd think of to do it would be in a busy shopping centre. But now you can at one of our busiest shopping centres.

The Chronarium at Manchester's Arndale is part sleep lab, part art installation. It's creators say because modern tech like our smart phones is always switched on, it can be difficult for us to switch off. Mel Barham reports.


State-of-the-art research vessel arrives on the Mersey

A state-of-the-art research vessel docked in Liverpool today.

RSS Discovery, a 100-metre long vessel is part of an environmental science event taking place in the city.

It will be moored on the waterfront until October 7th as part of the Natural Environment Research Council’s Into The Blue event.

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