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Rhino poaching takes toll on heritage tourism

Minister says it's vital that communities be involved in conservation fight 'every step of the way'.

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A smelly alternative to fossil fuel

Scientists say they have developed a method to produce propane using sugar and the gut bacteria E. coli.

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2050: forecasters imagine climate change

Imaginary television weather forecasts predicted floods, storms and searing heat from Arizona to Zambia within four decades. [VIDEO]

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Apple’s shadow looming large over IFA
September 2 2014 at 14:00

News that Apple will stage a mystery unveiling of its own on September 9 is likely to upstage any of the announcements made at IFA.

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I’m not the hacker - software engineer
September 2 2014 at 09:24

Bryan Hamade was named as the source of the leak after he tried to sell intimate pictures of actress Jennifer Lawrence in return for Bitcoin.

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Japan not catching onto PS4 fever?
September 2 2014 at 09:24

Sony is trying to woo Japanese game fans to the PlayStation 4 home console that went on sale in November in the US and Europe.

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Watch out for sneaky pre-select option
September 2 2014 at 09:24

Online sites which 'pre-select' add-ons is a form of negative option marketing. Wendy Knowler investigates

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HP recalls power cords over fire hazard
September 2 2014 at 09:23

Hewlett-Packard is recalling about 6 million computer power cords after 29 reports of the cords melting or charring.

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FBI, Apple to probe iCloud hacking
September 2 2014 at 09:23

'We take user privacy very seriously and are actively investigating this report,' said Apple.

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‘Fracking pollutes drinking water’
September 2 2014 at 08:27

New US study indicates that drinking water had been contaminated by fracking, says TKAG CEO Jonathan Deal.

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Neanderthal ‘art’ brings them closer to us
September 2 2014 at 08:27

Markings dating back 40 000 years suggest Neanderthals were considerably more sophisticated than previously thought.

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Device improves heart function
September 2 2014 at 08:27

A nerve stimulation device from Cyberonics has improved cardiac function in heart failure patients in a small clinical trial.

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Save the planet, eat less meat
September 2 2014 at 08:26

Cutting meat consumption will help avoid 'dangerous' climate change, say experts.

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