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Genes could be key to Ebola survival

New study provides strong evidence that genetic differences play a major role in whether people die from the disease.

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Twitter growth slowdown normal, say experts

Twitter's user growth is slowing at about the same pace as Facebook's did when it was just as old, according to data.

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Ditch the Kindle, read a book instead

Books read on e-readers have been shown to be less enjoyable and harder to follow, new research claims.

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PS4 remote play now on Xperia Z3

Owners of any Xperia Z3 series smartphone or tablet can download the PS4 Remote Play application to start playing their favourite PlayStation4 ...

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A skin-eating fungus that infiltrated Europe through the global wildlife trade is threatening to inflict massive losses on the continent's nat ...

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Twitter growth slowdown normal, say experts
October 31 2014 at 13:34

Twitter's user growth is slowing at about the same pace as Facebook's did when it was just as old, according to data.

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Genes could be key to Ebola survival
October 31 2014 at 13:33

New study provides strong evidence that genetic differences play a major role in whether people die from the disease.

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Web users laud Cook for coming out
October 31 2014 at 08:24

Apple's Tim Cook is the first chief executive of a major US corporation to come out to the world at large.

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Rockets to have launch-escape systems
October 31 2014 at 08:15

Designers of a new generation of US rockets will include escape systems to give crew a fighting chance of surviving launch accidents.

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Ditch the Kindle, read a book instead
October 31 2014 at 08:24

Books read on e-readers have been shown to be less enjoyable and harder to follow, new research claims.

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The app that scans for suicidal tweets
October 31 2014 at 08:23

A suicide prevention charity launched a Twitter-scanning app designed to tip people off when their friends post potentially worrying tweets.

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Android co-creator leaves Google
October 31 2014 at 08:23

Google confirmed that an executive behind leading mobile device software Android is leaving the company.

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US cinemas could ban Google Glass
October 31 2014 at 08:23

Influential US film industry organisations advise movie theatres to ban smartwatches or eyewear that could be used to record movies.

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Skin-eating fungus imperils salamanders
October 31 2014 at 08:15

A skin-eating fungus that infiltrated Europe through the global wildlife trade is threatening to inflict massive losses on the continent's native salamanders.

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Experts to test Ebola diagnostics
October 31 2014 at 08:14

French researchers will conduct trials with prototype Ebola diagnostic tests, with results expected within weeks for speedy deployment.

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