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Boeing, SpaceX to send astronauts to ISS

Nasa awarded a total of $6.8-billion to the two companies for their respective spacecraft.

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Natural disasters displacing millions

About 22 million people were displaced in 2013 due to disasters brought on by natural hazards.

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Richard III killed by blows to the head

Scientists have given blow-by-blow details of King Richard III's death at the Battle of Bosworth more than 500 years ago.

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On your cellphone? Use this lane

The Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane, seemingly offering a path for those too engrossed in messaging and tweet ...

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Experts given glimpse of colossal squid
September 17 2014 at 09:10

This specimen, like other octopus and squid species, has three hearts - one to pump blood around the body and two for its gills.

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Richard III killed by blows to the head
September 17 2014 at 09:10

Scientists have given blow-by-blow details of King Richard III's death at the Battle of Bosworth more than 500 years ago.

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Natural disasters displacing millions
September 17 2014 at 09:10

About 22 million people were displaced in 2013 due to disasters brought on by natural hazards.

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Boeing, SpaceX to send astronauts to ISS
September 17 2014 at 09:10

Nasa awarded a total of $6.8-billion to the two companies for their respective spacecraft.

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How Apple's HealthKit will work
September 17 2014 at 09:09

HealthKit, which is still under development, is the centre of a new healthcare system by Apple.

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Apple gives tool to remove U2 album
September 16 2014 at 13:35

While it's already possible to delete the album, Apple's tool makes it possible in one step.

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Crowd science: Technology and the masses
September 16 2014 at 14:50

Take the power of smartphones, add a healthy dose of curiosity, and what you have is a recipe for a rising culture of 21st century citizen science.

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Origin of ancient ‘plasters’
September 16 2014 at 13:36

The modern plaster was invented in the US in 1920 by Earle Dickson, but its history started thousands of years before...

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Google launches cheap phone in India
September 16 2014 at 13:32

The phone will be the first to use Google's Android One operating system.

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Air pollution controls ‘falling apart’
September 16 2014 at 13:32

The government has come under attack for its seemingly deliberate policy to 'go softly' on big industry polluters.

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