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REUTERS

Ultra-strong graphene has a weak spot

Scientists have found that graphene, the world's thinnest and strongest material, can allow protons to pass through it.

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AP

Behind Google's Europe woes

Consumers should know that behind the EU antitrust probe of Google stand not only Europeans but US competitors.

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INDEPENDENT MEDIA

Fastest finger to solve colourful puzzle

Rubik's Cube experts will gather in Cape Town to show their skills and challenge each other, writes Nontando Mposo.

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Google case 'should not be politicised'
November 26 2014 at 08:50

The United States has voiced concern over a draft plan by two EU lawmakers to break up Google.

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Spotify turns up volume as losses fall
November 26 2014 at 08:49

The world's biggest music streaming service, Spotify, announced its revenue grew by 74 percent in 2013 while net losses shrank by one third.

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Toxic spill fears as river turns black
November 26 2014 at 08:11

A massive effluent spill into the Mvoti River has environmentalists and tourist businesses calling on authorities to act.

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Shakespeare find worth £4m
November 26 2014 at 08:11

A copy of Shakespeare's complete works printed in 1623 has been unearthed at a provincial French library.

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How vultures dine on rotting flesh
November 26 2014 at 08:11

They snack on danger and dine on death, merrily munching on rotting flesh. But how do vultures do it?

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Sao Paulo drought issue for global concern
November 26 2014 at 08:11

Brazil's southeast state of Sao Paulo is suffering its worst drought in 80 years with scores of towns sounding the alarm.

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Space station’s 3D printer put to work
November 26 2014 at 08:10

The 3D printer delivered to the International Space Station two months ago made a sample part for itself this week.

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Twitter lets merchants offer deals
November 26 2014 at 06:15

Social media titan Twitter is expanding its reach into commerce with a new tool called “Offers”.

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Why tablets can be a pain in the neck
November 25 2014 at 13:44

Unlike conventional keyboards, tablet touchscreens are activated by any contact with the skin.

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Digital learning: are we doing it wrong?
November 25 2014 at 13:43

Teachers need to be familiar with digital tools of the trade, says expert.

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