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Hi-tech protection for ancient plants

Cycads are easy targets for poachers eyeing a quick buck - but Kirstenbosch is trying a hi-tech approach to end the crime.

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Solar PV energy move welcomed

SA’s solar energy industry hailed the Budget announcement that the government plans to make solar photovoltaic energy more viable.

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Huawei pushes its wearable devices

China’s Huawei Technologies is hoping to attract American consumers with its mobile phones and wearable devices.

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Wonderful wifi – but why a dead spot?
February 23 2015 at 11:24

Even as we marvel at the magnitude of wif-fi, those weird ‘dead zones’ continue to mystify.

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Pakistan’s problem with polio
February 23 2015 at 10:49

Eradicated in the west, polio’s persistence shows how difficult it is to wipe out a disease, say vaccinators.

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‘US wants to hack the world’
February 23 2015 at 10:41

Google raises alarm on proposals by America’s justice department

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Green is good for airport hotel
February 20 2015 at 12:41

The innovative Hotel Verde is in the top one percent of bargain hotels worldwide.

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Facebook messes with girls’ self-image
February 23 2015 at 07:10

Teens want plastic surgery so they can look good on social media.

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Giving up on Twitter?
February 20 2015 at 12:02

Freeing yourself from social media is the modern version of sackcloth and ashes, writes Rosie Millard.

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Living on a sinking island
February 20 2015 at 17:18

An island is disappearing as seas in the Bay of Bengal rise more than twice as fast as the global average.

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Move over Spidey, the limpet’s in the lead
February 20 2015 at 15:28

Limpet teeth overtakes spider silk as toughest bioloigcal material ever, say scientists.

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Apps that work for you
February 20 2015 at 14:35

Washington – Every week sees a plethora of new apps hitting the market. Hayley Tsukayama takes a deeper look at two.

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Sun’s burn lingers
February 20 2015 at 11:57

Skin is damaged hours after exposure to sun, say scientists.

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