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Got a rash? Check your iPad

Recent reports in medical journals detail nickel allergies from a variety of personal electronic devices, including laptops and cellphones.

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How sand could power your phone

Researchers have discovered that beach sand can be used to make lithium ion batteries last three times longer.

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UWC students build winning computer

This is the second consecutive year South African students have won the competition.

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Got a rash? Check your iPad
July 15 2014 at 11:04

Recent reports in medical journals detail nickel allergies from a variety of personal electronic devices, including laptops and cellphones.

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How sand could power your phone
July 10 2014 at 10:20

Researchers have discovered that beach sand can be used to make lithium ion batteries last three times longer.

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UWC students build winning computer
June 27 2014 at 14:29

This is the second consecutive year South African students have won the competition.

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Electronic chip zooms in on explosives
June 25 2014 at 10:17

A new electronic chip can detect explosives in the air at concentrations as low as a few molecules per 1 000 trillion, its developers said.

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Robotic hands make light work of surgery
June 24 2014 at 10:22

New technology removes cancer cells more precisely without opening a wound to the affected area - and now it's in SA.

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The keyboard that works with console, TV
June 20 2014 at 11:01

Microsoft has combined a trackpad and a keyboard into one device.

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Apple announces cheaper iMac
June 19 2014 at 12:33

Apple’s new offering features a 1.4 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor.

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Amazon’s ‘Fire’ phone is shopping-ready
June 19 2014 at 04:11

The new smartphone unveiled by Amazon.com seeks to offer shoppers instant gratification.

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Print a perfect 3D mini-me
June 17 2014 at 14:58

Modern technology could soon replace the traditional family portrait - with 3D models. [VIDEO]

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Triumphant moment for research
June 13 2014 at 10:36

A standing paraplegic man in a robotic exoskeleton kicked the first soccer ball of the World Cup in Sao Paulo.

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