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Can you imagine travelling in a car without a driver? It may sound like science fiction but driverless cars will be with us sooner than you think!

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Have you ever seen a starfish? Did you know that starfish contain a liquid that may hold a clue for treatments for some diseases? Read the article to find out more.  

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Are you interested in architecture? Have you ever thought about how the outside of a building could help the environment? Read this article to find out about research into buildings that can collect water and create energy. 

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Listen to the radio programme and do the exercises to practise and improve your listening skills.

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How is technology changing the homes we live in? How can hi-tech homes help old people to live independently? Read the article to find out about research and development into smarthomes in the UK.

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Have you ever wondered why your fingers get wrinkled in water? A new theory could explain all!

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Have you ever used your smartphone to find out what the weather's going to be like? Now there's an app that will get information about the weather all over the world, in real time, so the forecast may never be wrong again! 

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What do you think will happen if you wring out a wet cloth in space? Astronaut Chris Hadfield performed a simple science experiment designed by high school students to find out.

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We've seen bionic robot-men in films for many years but is fiction now becoming a reality?

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