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Top 10 uses for a smartphone

Almost four in ten smartphone users believe they would manage without a call function on their handset, a study finds.

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A ‘sad and tragic’ reminder

Boeing exec says Nasa crash underscores need for new US engine.

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Genes could be key to Ebola survival

New study provides strong evidence that genetic differences play a major role in whether people die from the disease.

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Giant tortoises saved from extinction
October 29 2014 at 08:35

Numbering just 15 just five decades ago, the tortoises, which can live as long as two centuries, now number about 1 000.

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EU on track to reach 2020 target
October 29 2014 at 08:35

The European Environment Agency estimated that in 2013 greenhouse gas emissions were down 19 percent compared to 1990 levels.

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Thai HIV vaccine helps SA patients
October 29 2014 at 08:35

Strains differ, but it shields one in three, says Medical Research Council.

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Fracking could start by mid 2016
October 29 2014 at 08:35

The first exploratory drill head could be biting its way down through Karoo rock in search of shale gas by as early as mid-2016.

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The kangaroo that couldn’t hop
October 29 2014 at 08:35

An extinct species of giant kangaroos was likely too large to be able to hop, a new study has concluded.

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Credit-card hacking 'is top crime worry'
October 28 2014 at 14:15

Credit-card hacking is the number one crime on Americans' worry list, above getting robbed or murdered, says a survey.

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‘It was a huge ball of smoke and fire’
October 29 2014 at 04:12

Nasa says an unmanned Antares rocket exploded seconds after liftoff from a commercial launch pad in Virginia.

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China tycoon reveals foray into space
October 28 2014 at 14:16

A mysterious Chinese tycoon who plans to dig a $40-billion canal linking the Caribbean and the Pacific is spreading his reach into space.

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Hisense launches its Vision TV
October 28 2014 at 14:11

'The new Vision TV is set to be the benchmark in the television space,' says Jerry Liu, general manager of Hisense South Africa.

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In race for Ebola vaccines, hurdles loom
October 28 2014 at 14:10

Drugmakers rushing to develop Ebola vaccines face a series of hurdles if they are to get doses ready for use next year.

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