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Scientists decode "dog-directed speech" - and they find puppies respond but older dogs ignore it.
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Jetpack to work
11 Jan 2017 0:11:26
How will we get to work in the future, and what is being done now to ease congestion in our cities?
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Statute of Liberty
10 Jan 2017 3:58:01
New York has launched one of the biggest schemes in the world to abolish tuition fees for students.
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Sleeping at work
10 Jan 2017 3:53:37
Why we should take a nap to help us stay alert at work, and why managers need to rethink their attitude to staff sleeping in the office.
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The US Department of Justice charges three former currency traders over alleged conspiracy.
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World Bank report predicts only a moderate strengthening of economic growth this year, driven mainly by improvements in emerging markets and developing economies.
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The North African country gives vendors 48 hours to get rid of their stock, according to reports.
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Volkswagen agrees a draft $4.3bn settlement with US authorities over the emissions rigging scandal.
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A male Japanese monkey has been filmed trying to mount and mate with a Sika deer.
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The major oil producer hopes to achieve this by 2050, the prime minister says.
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Every year the silicon computer chip shrinks in size by half and doubles in power, enabling our devices to become more mobile and accessible. But what happens when our chips can't get any smaller? George Tulevski researches the unseen and untapped world of nanomaterials. His current work: developing chemical processes to compel billions of carbon nanotubes to assemble themselves into the patterns needed to build circuits, much the same way natural organisms build intricate, diverse and elegant structures. Could they hold the secret to the next generation of computing?
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Volkswagen sold a record 10.3 million vehicles last year, despite its emissions cheating scandal.
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The social divide
10 Jan 2017 5:09:34
Jeremy Corbyn says inequality has been getting worse, on the day official figures say the opposite.
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Targets on CO2 will continue despite a climate change sceptic becoming president, a UK minister says.
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Facebook is to test "mid-roll" video advertising - in which ads are played after a video has already started - the BBC understands.
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The head of the London Stock Exchange has told MPs that the UK government should negotiate a five-year transitional Brexit deal.
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Restaurant chain Whitbread apologises for not updating an online menu after adding pork to lasagne.
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The Post Office is planning to close and franchise 37 Crown offices, with the loss of more than 400 jobs, a union says.
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Snap, the firm behind Snapchat, says it has set up its international headquarters in London.
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The average UK household's disposable income - or spending power - rose by nearly £600 in 2015-16.
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The music streaming service is seeking a "President of Playlists" with "eight years' experience".
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UK shares build on Monday's record high, with Morrisons boosted by its strong Christmas sales figures.
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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says he would like to see a maximum cap on the amount people can earn.
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Sara Beare, a commuter, confronts Southern Rail and RMT bosses.
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China is close to producing a fully domestically-made ballpoint pen after a long struggle.
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