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Can we save forests and produce palm oil?

A fledgling effort to balance forest protection and oil palm production aims to ease tensions between companies and forest communities.

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When is a jackal not a jackal?

Scientists say a comprehensive genetic analysis found that golden jackal populations are made up of two entirely distinct species.

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I don’t want to live in a filter bubble

Since when does a computer algorithm know more about what interests humans than humans themselves, asks Emma Gannon

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Women stars to debut on FIFA 16 game

Female footballers such as Christine Sinclair and Alex Morgan will be pictured on the cover of FIFA 16 video game.

History lovers dig new zoo discovery

The discovery of an old dump site showing the area was inhabited by humans over 100 years ago has stopped construction work at Joburg Zoo.

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Pics: Pluto’s heart of ice
July 15 2015 at 06:55

Revealed for the first time in all its glory, the icy face of Pluto was photographed close up by New Horizons.

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The MP3 player better than an iPhone
July 14 2015 at 14:14

The era of MP3 players would seem to be over, but A&K says its player is better than anything else on the market.

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One toke over the line
July 14 2015 at 12:51

The race is on to develop an instant roadside breathalyser for US police to test drivers who may be taking the 'high' road.

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Discovered, ancient undersea volcanoes
July 14 2015 at 12:50

A scientific vessel has uncovered underwater volcanoes that have remained inactive for an estimated 50 million years. [VIDEO]

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Next iPhone: faster, better, stronger
July 14 2015 at 12:27

The rumour mill around new iPhone releases is always strong. Hayley Tsukayama makes some predictions.

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Windows 10: Microsoft is going big
July 14 2015 at 10:25

Microsoft wants all the bells and whistles for the debut of its Windows 10 operating software.

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Pluto bigger than predicted - Nasa
July 14 2015 at 08:57

Mysterious Pluto looms large and turns out to be larger than expected as Nasa's New Horizons spacecraft wraps up a nearly decade-long journey.

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Night time is shark time
July 14 2015 at 08:57

Sharks are more active in the late afternoon off the KwaZulu-Natal coast, says the KZN Sharks Board.

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Human bones found on N Cape farm
July 14 2015 at 08:57

Discovery has archaeological community suspecting rare Stone Age burial site may well have been uncovered.

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Attack of the scorpion king
July 14 2015 at 08:56

Kita Fitton panicked when a sharp pain shot up her arm before she noticed a scorpion's sting lodged in her swollen finger.

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