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Stroke repair possible, says neuroscientist

The neuroscientist who helped a paraplegic man walk again said that his technique could herald a cure for stroke victims.

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Boosting broadband speeds across east Africa

Internet access in east Africa is still relatively slow and costly, but a Djibouti-based technology start-up plans to change that.

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TV licence: liable until it is cancelled

The SABC lays down a set of fairly onerous requirements for the cancelling of a TV licence. Wendy Knowler investigates

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Broccoli the key to treating autism?
October 14 2014 at 08:50

New finding suggests it may be possible to create a pill that works on the underlying causes of autism for the first time.

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KZN park gets elephant contraceptive
October 14 2014 at 08:50

The contraceptive programme allows elephant populations to be managed humanely, to slow their growth rates, and to maintain the ecosystem.

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Beaked whale washes up in Australia
October 14 2014 at 08:50

Marine biologist Elise Bailey told ABC radio she had never seen a beaked whale in her 20 years of study until now.

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iPhone 6 vs iPhone 6 Plus available next week
October 13 2014 at 22:04

The iStore today announced it will offer South Africans the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus beginning on October 24.

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The physicist who returned to an ‘old problem’
October 13 2014 at 14:17

Eric Betzig, one of the three scientists who won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry, nearly abandoned microscope research.

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How your voice is used to ID you
October 13 2014 at 14:16

Raphael Satter takes a look at the fast-growing technology called voice biometrics.

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Google, go fly a kite
October 13 2014 at 14:12

Internet giant Google is developing wind turbines which can be flown in the air like kites.

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China set for record-hot summers
October 13 2014 at 14:11

Based on current trends, the big heat will happen even if rising greenhouse gas emissions are braked over the next decade.

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Death of McCann ‘troll’ sparks debate
October 13 2014 at 10:30

Using the Twitter handle Sweepyface the 63-year-old reportedly posted thousands of hate-filled messages about Madeleine McCann's parents.

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New digital bounty being harvested
October 13 2014 at 10:30

Businesses and governments around the world increasingly are turning to voice biometrics to track criminals and replace passwords.

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