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Scientist works to hatch dinosaur egg mystery

Fossil expert aims to make South Africans aware of their heritage.

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Controversy over Sidudu Cave

Academics and archaeological experts want the KwaZulu-Natal government to do more to protect the Sibudu Cave site.

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Reddit users throw down gauntlet

Online community site reacts badly to firing of key staffer, shuts down sections.

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Gene mix making humans taller, smarter
July 2 2015 at 13:33

A study found that those born to parents from diverse genetic backgrounds tend to be taller and have sharper thinking.

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Video: Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
July 2 2015 at 13:33

Get ready for a wild ride as Uncharted 4: A Thief's End will be careening into your living room in 2016.

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Aussie bird first non-human to have language
July 2 2015 at 13:32

A small gregarious bird in the Australian outback has been found to communicate using a simple form of language.

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Gautrain takes mobile networks down under
July 2 2015 at 13:32

Gautrain commuters will, from Friday, be able to use certain mobile phone networks in underground stations.

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Google and its offensive blunder
July 2 2015 at 10:08

Google apologises after identification program in new photo app put 'gorillas' label on picture of black couple.

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Not even chatbots want to talk about weather
July 2 2015 at 10:07

Rhodri Marden leaps into the unwelcoming arms of artificial intelligence.

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What your selfie says about you
July 2 2015 at 10:07

The pose, the location and even the angle from which we take a picture of ourselves reveal a lot about our personality.

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YouTube ruling: court sets record straight
July 2 2015 at 10:07

A German court reaffirmed that YouTube was only responsible for blocking copyright-infringing videos which had been brought to its attention.

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Biting into the saber-toothed cat's teeth
July 2 2015 at 08:56

Scientists have offered unique insight into the big cat's most famous feature: its dagger-like upper canine teeth.

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Plants have body clocks just like us
July 2 2015 at 08:55

Petunia flowers release a chemical-laden fragrance after sunset to lure nocturnal insects, scientists have found.

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