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iol scitech jun 30 Japan Solar Plane
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Solar Impulse embarks on longest flight

A solar-powered aircraft took off from Japan to begin a historical five-day non-stop crossing of the Pacific to Hawaii.

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Snap, post and wait for Likes

Social media is becoming pervasive in which the need to share overrides cherishing memories, writes Helen Walne.

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Why the whole world loves a tune

Experts claim music plays a crucial role in social bonding.

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Iron Man technology to help surgeons

Scientists have developed a method of projecting 3D holographic images into the field of view of an observer in an 'augmented reality'.

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Apple bows to Taylor Swift
June 22 2015 at 12:22

Company responds to Swift saying its new music service will pay artists royalities, even during the free three-month trial period.

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5 benefits of the sardine run
June 22 2015 at 12:13

The sardine run occurs between May and July when billions of sardines spawn in the cool waters of the Agulhas Bank.

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Geek gift ideas
June 22 2015 at 11:41

Looking to treat your favurite geek? Or just spoil yourself? Here are some gift ideas that get the geek thumbs-up.

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Outing bullies on Facebook
June 22 2015 at 12:10

A social media platform has been created to help South African victims of cyberbullying.

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App guides parents through child visas
June 22 2015 at 12:09

Local app aims to make it easier for parents to undersstand the requirements when travelling with children abroad.

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‘Catastrophic’ climate woes ahead
June 22 2015 at 08:38

Some optimism, but still much pessimism among scientists that Paris talks will bear fruit.

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On the trail of Africa’s wild dogs
June 22 2015 at 08:37

Carnivores extinct in 25 countries yet author says they don't need protection.

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New way of making wind turbines quieter
June 22 2015 at 08:37

Coating the fan blades in this new material could significantly reduce the noise produced by a wide range of machines, including wind turbines.

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China jumps ahead in space race
June 22 2015 at 08:37

Chinese scientists have improved the technology needed to carry out docking between vessels in space.

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Thailand prepared for MERS - minister
June 22 2015 at 08:37

Thailand's status as a hub for medical tourism could be helping the country contain the spread of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome.

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