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Black gold: Africa’s blessing and curse

The quest for oil may be the latest threat to Africa's most venerable wildlife reserve.

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Fixing the bug, there’s the rub

It wriggled its way into the fabric of the internet - and now fixing Heartbleed could cause havoc, writes Brian Fung.

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Volcano that changed course of history

After the tsunami and famine came cholera, opium and failed Arctic expeditions.

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Hope for vegetative patients
April 16 2014 at 09:21

In an unprecedented trial, researchers say a scanner could identify coma patients who are unresponsive but show consciousness.

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Ban will ‘open the gates to poachers’
April 16 2014 at 09:21

US import ban on elephant trophies from Zimbabwe, Tanzania draws fire.

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Turning the tide against poaching
April 16 2014 at 09:20

Vietnamese pop duo to help stop horror of rhino poaching.

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Museum's canoe a 1 000-year-old find
April 16 2014 at 09:20

For years, a canoe thought to date to the 1700s sat in the back of a display case as a minor exhibit at a small museum.

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Intel posts lower 1Q net income
April 16 2014 at 06:12

Intel says its first-quarter earnings declined, but revenue grew as it saw improvements in its PC business.

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Nasa study to revolve around twins
April 15 2014 at 16:05

Mark and Scott Kelly are the focus of a study which will investigate the effects of a year of space travel on the body.

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World’s banana crop at risk
April 15 2014 at 16:05

SA farmers on alert as plant disease spreads to Africa’s banana crop.

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Local app maker yearns to grow wings
April 15 2014 at 16:05

In just six months, Snappcab has become the nation’s largest purveyor of metered cabs.

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Google buys solar-powered drone maker
April 15 2014 at 16:04

Google is acquiring Titan Aerospace, a maker of solar-powered drones that could be used to boost Internet access to remote areas.

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Sky-watchers see ‘blood moon’
April 15 2014 at 12:16

Parts of the world saw a rare celestial event when the Earth's shadow fell across the moon, turning it orange. [VIDEO]

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