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Drones take off as Christmas gifts

While historically people have thought of drones as military aircraft, the growth of drones as recreational vehicles has exploded.

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You don’t have to grin and bear it

Load shedding. Everyone hates it but some clever apps and gadgets are making it a little easier to bear.

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Uphill battle to tackle shark fishing

Kathy Xu recognises that she faces an uphill battle to tackle a lucrative industry, which is fuelled by demand for shark fins.

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Expert fails to replicate 'game changer'
December 19 2014 at 07:38

A disgraced Japanese researcher has failed to replicate results hailed as a potential breakthrough in stemcell treatment.

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‘Significant day in India’s space history’
December 19 2014 at 07:38

India announced two more successes in its space program - launching its largest rocket and testing the re-entry of an unmanned crew module.

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Water supply found in Earth’s crust
December 19 2014 at 07:38

The biggest water supply on Earth has been discovered deep within the planet's crust - and it could harbour unknown species.

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Vintage videogame sent to Smithsonian
December 18 2014 at 13:33

A copy of a vintage ET Atari videogame, extracted from a New Mexico landfill, has made its way to Washington.

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Scientists want 'rewilded' crops
December 18 2014 at 13:33

Scientists should 're-wild' food crops by inserting lost genetic properties of ancient, edible plants, says study.

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Belarus tightens online media control
December 18 2014 at 08:52

Belarus has approved a bill that would allow authorities to shut internet media if they carry content deemed illegal.

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Hackers trick way into ICANN computers
December 18 2014 at 08:52

A 'spearfishing' attack hooked ICANN staff members with emails crafted to appear as though they were sent from peers.

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Amazon and the 1p glitch
December 18 2014 at 08:52

Furious small businesses in Britain face ruin after a glitch allowed online shoppers to buy their products on Amazon for 18 cents.

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Cloud business enjoying ‘breakthrough year’
December 18 2014 at 08:52

IBM aims to expand the number of data centres it offers clients around the world to meet fast-rising demand for internet-based services.

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SpaceX to attempt rocket landing at sea
December 18 2014 at 08:10

SpaceX says the landing is a vital step to prove its precision landing capabilities needed before it can gain a ground landing license.

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