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iol scitech may 22 poison book
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Ancient art of poisoning makes killer comeback

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

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iol scitech may 13 antarctic ice shelf
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10 000-year-old ice shelf fragmenting

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

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Beating online distraction

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

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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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Skeleton reveals leprosy secrets
May 14 2015 at 08:48

Remains dug up in Essex may help scientists prove that a strain of leprosy spread to Britain from Scandinavia 1 500 years ago.

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Brightman calls off flight to ISS
May 14 2015 at 08:48

British soprano Sarah Brightman has called off plans for a flight to the International Space Station, citing family reasons.

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Drug could hold secret to eternal youth
May 14 2015 at 08:48

Researchers at the University of California hope a new drug could make ageing tissues throughout the body act young again.

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Transforming the hunt for new drugs
May 13 2015 at 13:18

Drug manufacturers have begun amassing enormous troves of human DNA in a move that could transform medicine.

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G7 ministers upbeat on Paris climate deal
May 13 2015 at 13:18

Almost 200 nations will gather in Paris in November to try and agree a new worldwide deal to curb greenhouse gas emissions.

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Internet content killing the TV
May 13 2015 at 10:47

Families now no longer group in front of the TV, preferring online content as internet access improves.

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Uber takes off in Cannes
May 13 2015 at 10:22

US taxi company Uber has added helicopter rides to its lineup for Cannes guests.

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Skype opens way for live translation
May 13 2015 at 09:51

VOIP company’s software translates video or instant messages in real time.

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Facebook ties up with nine publishers
May 13 2015 at 09:32

Facebook is set to launch “Instant Articles” that will publish articles directly to the social network’s mobile news feeds.

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SA doctors win for hospital app
May 13 2015 at 09:31

Two Cape Town doctors to receive global award for hospital triage mobile application.

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