From today's UK papers

November 16, 2000

FINANCIAL TIMES

IBM is to equip some of its laptop computers with digital cameras paving the way for the widespread use of face recognition technology.

THE GUARDIAN

Online: Plans are afoot to turn us into cybermen and women as concerns about health could lead us to link our bodies to the internet

DAILY TELEGRAPH

Up to 10,000 students took part in a march in London yesterday, demanding the abolition of student fees.

Biologists at the University of Utah have found a way to take a cocaine "fingerprint" which will show where it was produced.

THE TIMES

The television quiz show University Challenge has made a significant impact on student application figures according to Anthony Smith, President of Magdalen College, Oxford

MISCELLANY

A Cambridge scientist believes she has dated more accurately the reigns of pharaohs by taking a closer look at the way ancient Egyptians used the stars to align their pyramids ( Guardian, Independent, Daily Mail, Daily Telegraph, Times).

Laughter may be the best medicine, according to a study by scientists at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. People who have had a heart attack are more likely to have a glum outlook on life ( Guardian, Independent, Daily Mail, Daily Telegraph ).

Researchers at Duke University, North Carolina have found a way to move robots by the power of thought ( Financial Times, Guardian ).

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