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Dolly's sisters
19 Jul 2016 5:03:48
Scientists are studying Dolly the sheep's "siblings" in order to study the health of cloned animals.
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Northern Powerhouse
19 Jul 2016 2:41:38
The former Chancellor George Osborne peppered media interviews with references to the "Northern Powerhouse" but what's next for the project since his departure?
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Concerns remain about the health of parts of China's banking sector - the world's largest.
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Shares in Japan's Softbank have fallen 10% after being hit with a glut of sell orders following its purchase of ARM Holdings.
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Netflix shares fall sharply after the video streaming firm added fewer subscribers than expected ahead of US prices rises.
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'Flying' boat
19 Jul 2016 0:31:28
Could F1 and aeronautical tech help Sir Ben Ainslie's 'flying' catamaran win the America's Cup?
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Mercury 13
19 Jul 2016 0:22:57
In the early 60s, 13 women undertook secret tests at Nasa to see if they could become astronauts.
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A list of 10 alleged fraudsters who are accused of owing £20m between them has been published by police in the UK.
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A CBI survey suggests rising numbers of employers are struggling to recruit skilled staff and says it could get harder after the UK withdraws from the EU.
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Aussie rules?
18 Jul 2016 3:10:38
Australia has been described as "the lucky country", but is it entrepreneurial spirit or abundant resources that has driven its success?
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How Australian companies are managing to thrive despite the end of the country's mining boom.
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Unhealthy interest?
18 Jul 2016 3:05:17
Google has made headlines for its forays into healthcare but what is its ultimate goal?
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Young people have suffered a drop in income since the financial crisis, but pensioners have enjoyed a significant rise, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS).
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Yahoo gave no update on attempts to sell its core internet business as the firm slumped to a $440m (£332m) loss in the second quarter.
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Fiat Chrysler said it is being investigated by US regulators over its reporting of quarterly and annual results.
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The quest for storage devices that pack ever more information into a small space has reached a new limit, with memory that writes information atom-by-atom.
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Scientists in Singapore have created cyborg beetles that they believe could help save lives.
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BBC News goes on board a high-speed catamaran with Sir Ben Ainslie and his team as they practise for the next leg of the America's Cup.
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What is ARM?
18 Jul 2016 5:24:36
ARM's technology is at the heart of millions of smartphones and tablets - but the company's inventions are used wider still.
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An international group of scientists have analysed the DNA of 6,000 year old barley, showing that it is remarkably similar to modern day varieties.
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We're heading for a world population of 10 billion people -- but what will we all eat? Lisa Dyson rediscovered an idea developed by NASA in the 1960s for deep-space travel, and it could be a key to reinventing how we grow food.
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Bank of America reports a steep drop in profit for the second quarter, as persistently low interest rates hurt the firm's loan business.
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The founder of ARM Holdings tells the BBC he believes its imminent sale to Japanese technology giant Softbank is 'a sad day for technology in Britain'.
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Improving co-operation between nations' farming and forestry sectors will help reduce deforestation and improve food security, a UN report suggests.
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Wells Fargo, one of the biggest banks in the US, agrees to buy an office block in the City of London.
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