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Talent is universal, but opportunity isn't, says TED Fellow Christopher Ategeka. In this charming, hopeful talk, Ategeka tells his story of being orphaned at a young age -- and how being adopted gave him the chance to experience a new culture, acquire an education and live up to his full potential. "We may not be able to solve the bigotry and the racism of this world today," Ategeka says, "But certainly we can raise children to create a positive, inclusive, connected world full of empathy, love and compassion."
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The BBC's Dan Johnson visited a plant in Southwark to see how they're dealing with recycling build-up.
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Can you look at someone's face and know what they're feeling? Does everyone experience happiness, sadness and anxiety the same way? What are emotions anyway? For the past 25 years, psychology professor Lisa Feldman Barrett has mapped facial expressions, scanned brains and analyzed hundreds of physiology studies to understand what emotions really are. She shares the results of her exhaustive research -- and explains how we may have more control over our emotions than we think.
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Liam Fox says the UK must 'lift its horizons' and focus on global opportunities, ahead of trip to China.
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When Emily Cole complained to the company about being called "honey", she was "stunned" by the response.
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Royal Mail forecasts a huge jump in the number of parcels returned on the first working day of the year.
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The debt-laden Chinese technology firm has struggled after expanding fast into many sectors
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Cheltenham heads the list of towns where house prices rose the most last year, Perth sees biggest fall.
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In 2012 a form of gene editing was discovered, it is called CRISPR Cas9. It uses "molecular scissors" to alter a very specific strand of DNA.
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Young freshwater pearl mussels are being grown at a fishery in Powys
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Almost 50 company names are rejected over the last year because they are deemed potentially offensive.
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Conservationists have bred 1,300 freshwater pearl mussels to be released back into Welsh rivers.
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A fatal accident occurred once in every 16 million flights, according to an aviation consultancy
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More people will struggle with money this January than was the case last year, a survey suggests.
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Average rail ticket prices go up by 3.4% across the UK - the biggest increase in five years.
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UK boss Richard Cousins, his two sons, fiancée and her daughter died on New Year's Eve on holiday in Sydney.
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People across Britain reported seeing a large greenish light streak across the sky on Sunday evening.
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One in five Americans can now legally purchase the drug in six states across the country.
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UK does not have capacity to deal with extra plastic waste after a Chinese import ban, says industry group.
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The Gulf state has been under pressure to increase state revenue in the face of lower oil prices
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The BBC's global science correspondent, Rebecca Morelle, reveals what to watch out for in the new year.
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BBC News looks ahead to some of the biggest science and environment stories coming up in 2018.
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A look back at the best science stories of 2017.
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Researchers in London have developed scanning techniques that show what is written on the papyrus that mummy cases are made from.
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South Korea says 5,100-tonne tanker may have been heading to the North in violation of sanctions.
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