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Scientists say they have developed an invisible elastic film that can be applied to the skin to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and eye bags.
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CRISPR gene drives allow scientists to change sequences of DNA and guarantee that the resulting edited genetic trait is inherited by future generations, opening up the possibility of altering entire species forever. More than anything, this technology has led to questions: How will this new power affect humanity? What are we going to use it to change? Are we gods now? Join journalist Jennifer Kahn as she ponders these questions and shares a potentially powerful application of gene drives: the development of disease-resistant mosquitoes that could knock out malaria and Zika.
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The US doughnut company Krispy Kreme agrees to be bought by Kenco coffee owner, JAB Holding, for $1.35bn.
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Should we be worried about our retirement income?
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Baidu must reduce the number of paid-for adverts in its search results, Chinese regulators say, following controversy over the death of a student.
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The German Cartel Office fines several supermarket chains €90.5m for fixing the price of some beers, sweets and coffee.
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A plunge in sales has pushed Taiwanese smartphone firm HTC into a first quarter loss but the firm hopes new HTC 10 phone will revive fortunes.
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Further evidence has emerged of a slow-down in UK house prices in April, as the Halifax says the annual rate of inflation has fallen to 9.2%.
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Who is the 'Ivory Queen'?
09 May 2016 8:13:33
The woman accused of leading one of Africa's biggest smuggling rings
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London's FTSE 100 is higher in early trading with Easyjet among the best performers after a broker upgrade.
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Bakery chain Greggs sees sales growth slow in the first 18 weeks of 2016 after "softer" High Street conditions in March.
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A Beijing court rules in favour of Facebook and against a local company which had registered "face book" as a separate trademark.
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How one firm has spotted a business opportunity amid Indonesia's diabetes crisis.
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Takata shares fall as much as 3.5% as media reports suggest more recalls over faulty airbags supplied by the Japanese company.
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The Solar System's smallest planet will make one of its irregular passes between the Earth and Sun on Monday.
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A study to find out how a form of leprosy is affecting the UK's threatened red squirrels is to be carried out on Dorset's Brownsea Island.
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How a lesbian dating app attracted its first users
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Nationwide is raising its age limit for mortgage borrowers by ten years to 85, in the latest sign of the impact of rising house prices on buyers.
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New global rules forcing companies to report taxable activities country-by-country are called for by a group of 300 prominent economists.
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Workers who say they were blacklisted by construction companies win millions in compensation after a long-running legal battle finally ends.
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Nolan Bushnell, founder of computer company Atari, offers the business advice he wishes he'd been given before he started out, for the BBC News series CEO Secrets.
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The cave divers who went back for their dead friends
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Greece's parliament passes package of tax and pension reforms required to unlock the next tranche of international bailout funds.
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Chancellor George Osborne and Justice Secretary Michael Gove have clashed over membership of the EU single market.
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Thousands of people have take advantage of a move by the authorities in Paris to close the famous Champs Elysees thoroughfare to traffic.
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