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Hacking to save lives

Technology in crisis situations needs to be simple to use, tough and, in some cases, dipped in chlorine.

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iol scitech may 21 Advice to Single Women
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Bridget Jones of the 19th century

Researchers unearth 19th century guidebook telling single ladies to be cynical about marriage and forge a career.

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iol scitech may 22 poison book
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Ancient art of poisoning makes killer comeback

The past decade has seen a handful of infamous poisoning incidents. Michael E. Miller investigates

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That Dress riddle: trick of the light?
May 15 2015 at 09:19

Scientists weigh in on debate, and confirm that those who thought 'The Dress' was white and gold had been fooled.

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SA gears up for climate change talks
May 15 2015 at 09:19

Hopes high that nations will seal deal on global warming.

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Driven to distraction by technology
May 15 2015 at 09:18

Our addiction to smartphones and tablets has seen our brains go backwards - leaving us with a shorter attention span than a goldfish.

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Solar-powered ATMs to deliver clean water
May 15 2015 at 09:18

Punjab to launch innovation for water-short Pakistan: Solar-powered ATMs that dispense clean water when smart card scanned.[VIDEO]

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Iron duke or bed-hopping bounder?
May 14 2015 at 13:21

The Duke of Wellington indulged his vigorous sexual appetite with a veritable harem of admirers, a BBC programme shows. [VIDEO]

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Fly me to the Moon in four hours
May 14 2015 at 13:20

Nasa thought to have successfully tested new power source that enables spacecraft to travel to Moon in just four hours. [VIDEO]

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.cat: The internet’s greatest domain
May 14 2015 at 13:23

Set up to promote Catalan culture and language the .cat domain is perhaps the best domain name on the web.

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Tennis app an ace up the sleeve
May 14 2015 at 11:50

Sony launches tennis sensor that allows players to analyse their performance on the court.

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Wearable tech poised for new highs
May 14 2015 at 11:19

Ten years ago only the foolhardy invested in wearable technology. But soon the market could be worth R225bn.

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Spy apps keep tabs on workers
May 14 2015 at 10:18

Snooping software allows bosses to monitor staff phone calls, SMSes and even track their movement through the day.

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