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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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You don’t have to grin and bear it

Load shedding. Everyone hates it but some clever apps and gadgets are making it a little easier to bear.

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Uphill battle to tackle shark fishing

Kathy Xu recognises that she faces an uphill battle to tackle a lucrative industry, which is fuelled by demand for shark fins.

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Mountain-sized asteroid heading for Earth?
December 12 2014 at 08:18

An asteroid that passes Earth every three years has been found by experts, who admit it could 'theoretically' hit us.

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Kerry: No excuses, get to work
December 12 2014 at 08:18

US Secretary of State John Kerry tried to spur slow-moving UN climate talks, telling nations to stop bickering.

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Researchers unveil bird 'family tree'
December 12 2014 at 08:18

'Birds are dinosaurs. They're the one lineage of dinosaurs that made it through the mass extinction,' says biology professor Ed Braun.

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Unchecked, superbugs could kill 10m a year
December 12 2014 at 08:17

Drug-resistant superbugs could cost up to $100-trillion by 2050 if their rampant global spread is not halted, according to a review.

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Soldiers get hands-on bush training
December 12 2014 at 08:17

In the sweltering dry heat, reservists - who do foot patrols of up to 30km - have to maintain their concentration.

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Plastic litter choking world's oceans
December 11 2014 at 12:49

Researchers unveil what they called the most rigorous estimate to date of the amount of plastic litter in the oceans.

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Internet trend puts users centre stage
December 11 2014 at 12:48

By tapping into smartphone features, servers on the internet can put the quantified self into context.

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The app that will hail a private jet
December 11 2014 at 12:45

JetSmarter, the brain child of Sergey Petrossov, allows users to hire a jet in a matter of seconds.

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Pumping new life into patient after rare op
December 11 2014 at 12:45

This type of surgery is rare and has only been performed six times. Zodidi Dano got to witness it firsthand.

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Microsoft delays release of Windows 10
December 11 2014 at 09:18

Microsoft expects to have its new Windows 10 operating system on the market by autumn 2015.

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