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App reviews: Spaceteam, Alien Blue

Hayley Tsukayama looks at an unusual mobile game and an app for lovers of Reddit.

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Over three rhino slain daily in SA - experts

The number of rhino killed in SA to feed the rocketing multibillion-dollar illegal horn trade has reached 1 020 to date.

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How prof unlocks mysteries of paintings

Richard Johnson is able to speak with authority about Rembrandt's brush strokes and adaptive feedback systems theory.

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CERN discovers new subatomic particles
November 20 2014 at 08:10

The discovery of two new subatomic particles, never seen before, could widen our understanding of the universe.

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Aids: Uganda’s success prompts worry
November 20 2014 at 08:11

Uganda has drastically cut infection rates by distributing free drugs, but the effectiveness of medication could cause a lapse in caution.

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Tagged fish a ‘dinner bell’ for seals
November 20 2014 at 08:10

Sound-emitting tags fitted to fish to track their survival may, paradoxically, be alerting predator seals to their whereabouts, say scientists.

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All I want for Christmas: Apple Watch?
November 19 2014 at 13:41

We all thought 2014 would be the year of the wearable - that's obviously not the case, writes Hayley Tsukayama.

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Video: Resurrecting drowned cellphones
November 19 2014 at 14:05

Startup TekDry has created a machine that can dry out a waterlogged phone.

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Great white shark caught at Bondi beach
November 19 2014 at 13:41

Swimmers at Australia's most famous beach were given a scare when a great white was pulled from the nets that are designed to keep them safe.

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Lego Batman 3 blasts into uncharted territory
November 19 2014 at 13:37

Best-selling Lego Batman videogame franchise goes to space and beyond for the first time with new worlds and stellar voice cast.

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UN calls for end to open defecation
November 19 2014 at 13:36

Before it was declared Ebola-free last month, Nigeria warned against defecating in the open to guard against the virus.

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Brain training games ‘a waste of time’
November 19 2014 at 08:50

Brain training videogames designed to boost the mental ability of the elderly are a waste of time and money, scientists claim.

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Times Square gets mega big screen
November 19 2014 at 08:50

New York's Times Square will be illuminated by the world's highest resolution video display screen of its size - nearly as big as a football field.

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