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The perfect bowl of strawberries and cream

There's more to creating the perfect bowl of strawberries and cream than you might think. So, scientists did an experiment.

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A prehistoric murder mystery

A fossilised skull found inside a Spanish cave shows telltale signs of homicide: two fractures inflicted by the same weapon.

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Online ads get most complaints

The internet has overtaken television as the most complained-about advertising medium.

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Alzheimer's risk for gamers
May 21 2015 at 09:35

New research suggests that children who spend hours playing games may be more at risk of Alzheimer's.

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Cold-blooded species 'face wipeout'
May 21 2015 at 13:26

Climate change threatens to wreak havoc on cold-blooded animals because they cannot regulate their own body temperatures.

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Washington state finds first dinosaur fossil
May 21 2015 at 13:26

Scientists digging among rocks in Washington have found the partial left femur of a two-legged carnivorous dinosaur.

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Loadshedding apps top downloads
May 21 2015 at 08:48

You'd be mistaken for thinking the most popular apps in the country would be Facebook, Instagram or BBM.

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MeerKAT still on track - Pandor
May 21 2015 at 13:01

SA will meet its deadline of completing the MeerKAT radio telescope project by 2017, says Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor.

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Roll up! roll up! It’s wallpaper TV
May 21 2015 at 09:13

LG shows off millimeter thick television that can be attached by magnets to a wall.

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Tower power in the Amazon
May 21 2015 at 08:43

A mast has been built deep in the heart of the Amazon to monitor chemical changes in the air that could shed new light on climate change.

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Finding hammers home breakthrough
May 21 2015 at 08:44

The oldest stone tools ever discovered, dating back 3.3 million years, have been unearthed in the Kenyan Rift Valley.

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Crop-loss farmers sell kids to survive
May 21 2015 at 08:44

Worsening crop failures in India, brought on by extreme weather, are leading to a rash of suicides and child trafficking, officials say.

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After failures, Russia presents reform space bill
May 21 2015 at 08:43

Russia's deputy prime minister has lambasted the country's beleaguered space industry as inefficient and corrupt.

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