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Drones take off as Christmas gifts

While historically people have thought of drones as military aircraft, the growth of drones as recreational vehicles has exploded.

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You don’t have to grin and bear it

Load shedding. Everyone hates it but some clever apps and gadgets are making it a little easier to bear.

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Uphill battle to tackle shark fishing

Kathy Xu recognises that she faces an uphill battle to tackle a lucrative industry, which is fuelled by demand for shark fins.

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‘Significant day in India’s space his ...

India announced two more successes in its space program - launching its largest rocket and testing the re-entry of an unmanned crew module.

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The other benefits of osteoporosis drugs
December 2 2014 at 08:12

Researchers have made steps toward understanding why the most commonly used drugs for osteoporosis may also prevent some kinds of cancers.

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COP-20: Nations wrangle with tough issues
December 2 2014 at 08:12

For 12 days, representatives of 195 countries are to debate at the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change conference.

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The evolution of HIV
December 2 2014 at 08:12

Research suggests a less virulent HIV could be one of several factors contributing to a turning of the deadly pandemic.

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10m years BC, the dawn of boozing
December 2 2014 at 08:12

Researchers now believe the primate ancestors of humans first consumed alcohol ten million years ago.

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Company halts pipeline over whales
December 2 2014 at 08:12

TransCanada suspended construction of a terminal on a major pipeline after authorities classified a nearby population of beluga whales as 'endangered.'

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Microsoft buys email app Accompli
December 2 2014 at 06:31

Microsoft will purchase the mobile email management app Accompli in a deal reported to be worth more than $200m.

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Europe eager to stay in space race
December 1 2014 at 13:47

Europe is hoping a last-minute deal to provide funding for the workhorse Ariane rocket will prevent its space ambitions falling back to earth.

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Game review: Assassin's Creed: Unity
December 1 2014 at 13:46

Assassin's Creed: Unity is the seventh game in the series, and the first developed exclusively for PS4 and Xbox One.

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Fake Star Wars trailers doing the rounds
December 1 2014 at 13:42

That Force Awakens trailer you shared on Facebook was not real, writes a disappointed Stephanie Merry.

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Wake up and smell climate change
December 1 2014 at 13:42

Researchers believe scents given out by plants could become up to nine times stronger if the world warms between 1C and 5C.

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