Archive for February 26th, 2017:

Island that inspired National Trust finally given to group

The island that inspired the foundation of the National Trust has been gifted to the conservation charity after more than a century in private hands. Sitting in the middle of the Lake District, Grasmere Island was left to the Trust by its former owner in her will. Dave Guest has been for a visit. Article

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US children’s hospital helps save life of baby hippo

22 February 2017 Last updated at 08:20 GMT Doctors from a children’s hospital have stepped in to help save the life of a baby hippo which was born prematurely at Cincinnati Zoo. Article source:

UK robotics research gets £17.3m pledge

Image copyright AFP Image caption Robothespian was built by a British company to interact with the public Funding of £17.3m ($22m) for artificial intelligence and robotics research to be carried out by British universities is to be announced by the government. It is part of the government’s digital strategy, to be published by Culture Secretary

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