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Stop bugging the bugs

The world as we know it would fall apart without them, says expert Pia Addison.

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The Martian goes to infinity and beyond

Want to create buzz for a space movie? Take journalists to a real Nasa lab. [TRAILER]

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Really, it’s all just psycho-babble

Psychology has long been the butt of jokes - especially from academics working in 'hard' sciences such as physics.

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Magic Circle: challenging games culture
August 25 2015 at 12:21

Game investigates the possiblities and limitations of artificial worlds as it tracks a fictional developer team.

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Knott-Craig jnr launches latest venture
August 25 2015 at 09:49

HeroTel’s backers include former FNB CEO Michael Jordaan as well as former Rand Merchant Bank execs Mike Pfaff and Derek Prout-Jones.

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Go on and have a good cry
August 25 2015 at 08:58

Laughter may be the best medicine. But a good cry may be just as uplifting.

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W Cape in throes of ‘green drought’
August 25 2015 at 08:58

The Western Cape is unlikely to get any significant rainfall for the rest of the year, which spells bad news for farmers.

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Experts crack code that turns off cancer
August 25 2015 at 08:58

In exciting experiments, scientists made cancerous breast and bladder cells benign again.

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WHO checks for new strains of flu
August 25 2015 at 08:57

The World Health Organisation has established a network of centres around the world to help combat the influenza virus.

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‘Cruel’ cowbells make animals mad
August 25 2015 at 08:57

The traditional Alpine sound of cowbells is cruel to cattle, claim animal rights activists. And, they want them banned.

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Saying no to selfies
August 24 2015 at 13:33

Selfies are all bright smiles on their side and resentment on mine, says Molly Haskell

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Statue ‘might never be seen in public again’
August 24 2015 at 12:03

Egypt in crowd-funding campaign to save ancient statue sold by UK museum.

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The predator in you and me
August 24 2015 at 12:02

Humans are the world's 'super-predator', killing other species more efficiently than other top predators, says a study.

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