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Volunteers map uncharted Ebola zones

In the Internet age, for the Ebola crisis, citizens are donating their time by going online to build maps for relief workers.

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Apple's obsessive 'iSheep' fans

These are among the most loyal customers of any brand and are often referred to as 'iSheep' for their unquestioning following.

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Where world’s aviation mysteries are solved

Washington lab works to unravel the mystery when a plane falls from the sky.

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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 ...

End fossil fuel era, urges Tutu

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu called on delegates attending the upcoming UN climate summit to take the first steps to move beyond fossil fu ...

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Reptile named after Avatar creature
September 12 2014 at 08:28

Scientists announced the discovery of fossils in China of a new species of flying reptile called a pterosaur that lived 120 millions years ago.

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Rover arrives at Mount Sharp after a year
September 12 2014 at 08:28

The Curiosity rover has arrived at Mars' Mount Sharp and is preparing to scale the massive mountain, says Nasa.

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Activists question ‘dumping’ toxins
September 12 2014 at 08:28

Sappi has been accused of 'dumping tons' of potentially toxic ash near river systems south of Durban.

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Solar storm heading Earth’s way
September 12 2014 at 08:28

Two big explosions on the surface of the sun will cause a moderate to strong geomagnetic storm on Earth in coming days.

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Scientists ‘reset’ stemcells
September 12 2014 at 08:28

British and Japanese scientists have managed to 'reset' human stemcells to their earliest state, opening up a new realm of research.

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HP fined for bribing Russians
September 12 2014 at 06:28

A judge has ordered Hewlett-Packard to pay $58.8m for bribing Russian government officials to win a big-money contract.

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Planet of the Lesser Apes
September 11 2014 at 14:12

Scientists have unravelled the genetic code of the gibbon, shedding light on one of the most enigmatic members of the ape family.

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Twitter's bid for 'relevance’
September 11 2014 at 14:12

Twitter may not be on a path to changing for the worse. But it certainly sounds that way, writes Alexandra Petri.

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EU-Google fight set for new round
September 11 2014 at 14:08

The European Commission has spent four years delving into the world of Google online searches, building a case against the internet giant.

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Critters shed light on mammal origins
September 11 2014 at 14:07

It may not have been the friendliest place for little creatures, but these mammals thrived in the Jurassic Period.

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