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‘Ethical, legal review of tracking needed’

Local bird experts say the time has come to review the ethics of willy-nilly bird-tracking experiments.

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Volcano erupts in Galapagos Islands

A volcano perched atop one of Ecuador's Galapagos Islands has erupted, potentially threatening a unique species of pink iguanas.

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Warning: DIY doesn’t mean Do-it-YouTube

YouTube is an increasingly popular source for DIY help, but for many this also results even bigger bills.

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MixRadio extends to Android, iPhone

Nokia’s MixRadio streaming service will soon be available on all major smartphone platforms.

Alzheimer's risk for gamers

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

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‘Ethical, legal review of tracking needed’
May 26 2015 at 13:24

Local bird experts say the time has come to review the ethics of willy-nilly bird-tracking experiments.

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Volcano erupts in Galapagos Islands
May 26 2015 at 13:23

A volcano perched atop one of Ecuador's Galapagos Islands has erupted, potentially threatening a unique species of pink iguanas.

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Warning: DIY doesn’t mean Do-it-YouTube
May 26 2015 at 11:09

YouTube is an increasingly popular source for DIY help, but for many this also results even bigger bills.

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Tech connects doctors to rural patients
May 26 2015 at 10:29

A shortage of radiologists has caused backlogs at many hospitals across the continent.

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Surgeon plans head transplant
May 26 2015 at 08:56

A surgeon claims he will be ready to undertake a head transplant in 2017, although colleagues doubt the feasibility of the surgery.

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Bird put down after hit with arrow
May 26 2015 at 08:56

Durban SPCA urges parents to teach children to be responsible when using 'toys' and not to use animals as targets.

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Protein 'can speed up heart repair'
May 26 2015 at 08:55

Scientists at Oxford University and University College London found that the heart can be prompted to repair itself naturally.

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Anti-frackers welcome impact assessment
May 26 2015 at 08:55

Government urged to put shale gas fracking licensing process on hold until scientific impact investigation completed.

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The hormone that could fight infertility
May 26 2015 at 08:55

A hormone that occurs naturally in the body is being studied as a potential treatment for health problems.

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Tumbling science on its head
May 25 2015 at 13:28

Paging through the CV of a PhD student, one would expect to see a long list of published research papers... not Benjamin Perez.

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