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Science explains parting of the Red Sea

Director Ridley Scott has pushed his audience to explain the parting of the Red Sea with new movie Exodus: Gods And Kings.

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Holiday tech shopping: Smartphones

Planning to get a new smartphone this festive season? Hayley Tsukayama has some ideas...

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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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Privacy watchdog to probe Facebook
December 17 2014 at 08:43

The announcement came a day after the Hague-based Data Protection Agency warned Google it was breaching data protection laws.

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3D points way to smart cancer treatment
December 17 2014 at 08:11

Scientists have developed a new use for 3D printing, putting it to work to create personalised replica models of cancerous parts of the body.

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Renovated Tutankhamun gallery unveiled
December 17 2014 at 08:11

The renovation is part of a seven-year project to refurbish the entire Egyptian Museum overlooking Tahrir Square.

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Rover finds organic molecules on Mars
December 17 2014 at 08:11

Mars rover Curiosity has found carbon-containing compounds in samples drilled out of an ancient rock.

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Greenpeace fined for nuclear protest
December 17 2014 at 08:10

A Spanish court fined Greenpeace and 16 of its activists about R250 000 for damage caused during a protest at a nuclear plant.

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GOP reference 9/11 in threats over film
December 17 2014 at 07:51

Authorities respond to Sony hackers Guardians of Peace's threats against cinemas showing 'The Interview'.

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Ideal gift for the star-struck
December 15 2014 at 13:29

If you are interested in the night skies, The Sky Guide 2015 handbook is now available.

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Pro tips for smartphone snappers
December 15 2014 at 13:29

Globe-trotting photographer Stephen Alvarez believes everyone can take great pictures and he wants to show them how.

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Healing tunes: What surgeons play at work
December 15 2014 at 13:25

Almost three quarters of surgeons' operating theatres are throbbing, with music when patients go under the knife.

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Tshwane set to have largest free wifi access
December 15 2014 at 13:25

'Internet will become a basic service in the future, with the city contributing R250-million over a three-year period.'

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