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Dogs 'have telepathic abilities'

This morning's guest editor, Martin Rees, wanted to pay tribute to the contribution made to science by dogs. A monument to Laika, the first dog in space, was unveiled in Russia last year.

Dogs have been used in experiments for 350 years and are still helping us understand weird and wonderful subjects.

Reporter Nicola Stanbridge investigated how dogs are used in science.

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