My Independent
iol scitech may 22 poison book
.

Ancient art of poisoning makes killer comeback

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

Read Story

iol scitech may 13 antarctic ice shelf
AFP

10 000-year-old ice shelf fragmenting

Findings say Antarctic ice shelf could disappear by end of the decade.

Read Story

laptop_

Beating online distraction

The secret to fighting digital distraction may be all about commitments and not willpower.

Read Story

Alzheimer's risk for gamers

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

Browse Scitech

Items 1 - 10 of 1387

Beating online distraction
May 22 2015 at 12:00

The secret to fighting digital distraction may be all about commitments and not willpower.

Read Story
0 comments

Ancient art of poisoning makes killer comeback
May 22 2015 at 12:46

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

Read Story
0 comments

10 000-year-old ice shelf fragmenting
May 22 2015 at 12:46

Findings say Antarctic ice shelf could disappear by end of the decade.

Read Story
0 comments

Apps: make your own GIFs, toe the line
May 22 2015 at 11:11

For some Friday fun we look at two mobile apps worth trying over the weekend.

Read Story
0 comments

Can algorithms be racist?
May 22 2015 at 10:47

No-one intentionally programs an algorithm to be racist but they do learn from humans and humans are racist.

Read Story
0 comments

Fine art flouts Facebook’s nudity ban
May 22 2015 at 10:31

Four year long battle to be allowed to post image of Gustave Courbet’s oil painting of a woman’s genitalia.

Read Story
0 comments

Pirate Bay defiant in face of shutdown
May 22 2015 at 10:20

File sharing service responds to having its Swedish domain shut down with a new multi-headed hydra logo.

Read Story
0 comments

Groote Schuur pioneers pacemaker
May 22 2015 at 09:41

Cape hospital makes history by becoming first in Africa and Middle East to implant world's smallest pacemaker.

Read Story
0 comments

The catch of a lifetime
May 22 2015 at 09:41

After a dramatic 90-minute struggle, angler hooks three-metre shark off Cornish coast.

Read Story
0 comments

Hitler’s bronze horses found
May 22 2015 at 09:41

Two bronze horses which stood outside Adolf Hitler's grandiose Reich Chancellery in Berlin have been recovered by police.

Read Story
0 comments

Items 1 - 10 of 1387