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Apple and the nightmare of lousy PR

Amid all the bad press, Apple has been fairly quiet as it scrambles to figure out the best moves, writes Katie Benner.

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Failed cancer vaccines might live again

Using vaccines to fight cancer is a field littered with failures but experts believe it is possible the approach could get a new lease of life.

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The man who made the environment ‘sexy’

After a career in journalism spanning 37 years, Cape Argus Environment and Science Writer John Yeld retires today.

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Who are you really following?
September 19 2014 at 09:17

Following a politician on Twitter? Friends with a minister on Facebook? Check again, writes Kieran Legg.

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Ugly art research wins Ig Nobel awards
September 19 2014 at 08:21

Among the 10 awards, four went to researchers that took a peculiar interest in food.

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‘Climate change is here’
September 19 2014 at 08:21

Activists concerned about climate change gathered at the Union Buildings to deliver a petition on 'climate justice demands'.

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Scientists locate 'ghost' ship wrecks
September 19 2014 at 08:20

US researchers working with divers and sonar equipment have located the wrecks of what they dubbed 'forgotten ghost ships'. [VIDEO]

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It's not a small world after all
September 19 2014 at 08:20

Contrary to some earlier projections, the world's population will soar through the end of the 21st century, the UN and other experts say.

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The heat is on: August hottest month
September 19 2014 at 08:20

Last month was the hottest August on record for global average temperatures over land and ocean surfaces, say NOAA scientists.

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Musk gets new challenge with Nasa
September 18 2014 at 13:34

With a contract for his firm to build a spacecraft for carrying astronauts to the ISS, Elon Musk's star is on the rise again.

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Oracle’s Ellison steps down as CEO
September 19 2014 at 06:22

Larry Ellison has stepped down as chief executive of Oracle, handing off the helm of the company he co-founded in 1977.

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Compact cameras turn to selfies
September 18 2014 at 13:38

Digital camera sales have dropped after losing out to smartphones, but manufacturers hope to regain market share by offering improvements.

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How children made Stonehenge treasure
September 18 2014 at 13:30

The artefacts were crafted nearly 4 000 years ago, 1 000 years before the invention of the magnifying glass. [VIDEO]

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