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Human genetics revolution starts now

The gene-editing technique known as Crispr/Cas9 has become a recognised 'game-changer'. Steve Connor investigates.

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The real cost of trophy game hunting

Is there more to this industry than the desire of rich white men to demonstrate their machismo, asks Tom Bawden.

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Fight to save Indonesia's jungle corridors

Camp Leakey in the Tanjung Puting National Park in Indonesia is home to around 6 000 rescued orangutans.

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Fake iPhones: China shuts factory
July 27 2015 at 12:09

Chinese police arrest nine people linked to counterfeiting operation and seize hundreds of fake Apple iPhones.

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Cape judge rules on domain name
July 27 2015 at 11:46

An internet domain name spat between a residential property developer and an estate agent ended up in court.

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App wrap: two to get
July 27 2015 at 10:25

Get up to speed with Nasa, or play a word game, in this week’s app round up.

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Banking on the blockchain
July 27 2015 at 10:16

Banks are among the firms looking to Bitcoin’s infrastructure to imrove secutiry and transaction times.

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Analysis debunks deworming benefits
July 27 2015 at 08:32

Fresh analysis of a landmark study in Kenya has thrown doubt on the educational benefits due to 'deworming'.

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Orphan baby rhino rescued
July 27 2015 at 08:33

A baby rhino that lost its mother to poachers in the Kruger National Park has been rescued by rangers.

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SA to rethink canned lion hunting policy
July 27 2015 at 08:33

The Professional Hunters' Association of SA has called for an urgent review of the body's policy on lion hunting.

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How thrillers can boost memory
July 27 2015 at 08:33

Experts have uncovered the reason why Alfred Hitchcock was the master of suspense - and it's all in our brains.

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Couple find medieval chapel in garden
July 27 2015 at 08:32

Despite her entire front garden being reduced to a series of muddy trenches, archaeology enthusiast Mary Hudd is delighted with the find.

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Nocturnal gizmo to help blue cranes
July 24 2015 at 10:30

South Africa's national bird - the blue crane - is in trouble, unless a new nocturnal device can save it.

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