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Cosmetics firm L'Oreal is teaming up with a bio-engineering start-up to 3D-print skin for product testing.
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The biggest US retailer, Walmart, reports a 7% fall in first-quarter net income to $3.34bn (£2.16bn).
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UK house prices accelerated with a 9.6% increase in the year to the end of March, according to official figures.
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UK scientists take science lectures to the pub in the Pint of Science festival in 12 cities across the country.
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Disputes over the mis-selling of payment protection insurance (PPI) have nearly halved in a year, but the scandal is expected to rumble on.
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UK Consumer Prices Index (CPI) inflation turned negative in April for the first time since 1960, official figures show.
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The image of a visual artist will appear on the next version of the £20 note - and the Bank of England wants the public to make nominations.
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The FTSE 100 rises at the start of trade, but shares in Vodafone fall despite the mobile phone network reporting a rise in quarterly sales.
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Mobile phone operator Vodafone reports a rise in quarterly sales for the first time in almost three years on increased demand for 4G services.
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Only one quarter of workers around the world have permanent jobs, according to a report by the International Labour Organization (ILO).
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A project is being launched which will see thousands of school children experiment on seeds that have spent six months on the International Space Station.
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China's Premier has begun a three-day visit to Latin America, where he's expected to sign deals worth $50bn.
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Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis says he expects to reach an agreement with the country's international creditors within the next week.
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Is the British front garden disappearing?
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Shares in Asia were mixed on Tuesday despite stocks in the US closing at new record highs, helped by a rise in Apple shares.
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Scientists have figured out how to brew morphine using the same kit used to make beer at home.
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British astronaut Tim Peake invites school children to help him in an experiment to learn more about how to grow food in space.
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How Aboriginal legend is informing science
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The brave new world of office computing
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The bosses of large banks should be paid no more than people at the top of the civil service, David Cameron's former director of strategy says.
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Digital archaeology rescues lost Iraqi art
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Where mobile phones are banned for 13,000 square miles
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Short-term lender Wonga swaps its controversial puppets for "hard-working dinner ladies and mums" as it bids to reinvent itself with new adverts.
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Deutsche Bank has set up a "working group" to review whether to move parts of its British divisions to Germany if the UK leaves the EU.
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