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‘Ethical, legal review of tracking needed’

Local bird experts say the time has come to review the ethics of willy-nilly bird-tracking experiments.

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Volcano erupts in Galapagos Islands

A volcano perched atop one of Ecuador's Galapagos Islands has erupted, potentially threatening a unique species of pink iguanas.

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DIY doesn’t mean Do-it-YouTube

YouTube is an increasingly popular source for DIY help, but for many this also results even bigger bills.

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The crabby monster of the deep
May 15 2015 at 13:22

This crab has claws so powerful they could crush a man's wrist... [PICTURES]

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The town that runs on Twitter
May 15 2015 at 14:41

The small town of Jun in Grenada uses Twitter as its dominant channel for offical communication.

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Nvidia breaks into motoring market
May 15 2015 at 13:54

Chip maker better known for graphics processors is establishing itself as a manufacturer of car parts.

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The marvel that is The Martian
May 15 2015 at 13:26

Andy Weir's book, The Martian, may have saved Nasa and the entire space programme, writes Joel Achenbach.

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Quest backs key theory about Universe
May 15 2015 at 13:21

Scientists say that after a nearly three-decade bid they had detected a telltale change in a sub-atomic particle.

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Twitter’s abuse mess and how to fix it
May 15 2015 at 11:34

Everyone knows Twitter has an abuse and harassment problem. Caitlin Dewey offers some ideas on how to fix it.

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US to give up control of web domains
May 15 2015 at 10:30

Organisation behind domain name system confident US control will be ended by year’s end.

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Reddit to crack down on abuse
May 15 2015 at 09:47

New chief exective Ellen Pao says Reddit users are unhappy with abusive behaviour on the social network.

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Bing to favour mobile-friendly sites
May 15 2015 at 09:34

Software giant follows Google in applying stronger weighting in search results to sites that are mobile-friendly.

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Deepwater fish joins warm-blooded club
May 15 2015 at 09:19

Researchers say that this deepwater denizen is the first fish known to be fully warm-blooded.

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