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Stop bugging the bugs

The world as we know it would fall apart without them, says expert Pia Addison.

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The Martian goes to infinity and beyond

Want to create buzz for a space movie? Take journalists to a real Nasa lab. [TRAILER]

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Really, it’s all just psycho-babble

Psychology has long been the butt of jokes - especially from academics working in 'hard' sciences such as physics.

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Zuckerberg hails Facebook milestone
August 28 2015 at 04:27

A billion people used the social network in a single day, says chief executive Mark Zuckerberg.

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SA tech fights shack fires
August 27 2015 at 16:30

A homegrown invention designed to prevent shack fires turning into infernos has won a global innovation award.

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Social media murder
August 27 2015 at 15:17

The very public murder of two TV news anchors has prompted fear of more social media focused shootings.

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Cellphone etiquette: a user’s guide
August 27 2015 at 14:31

If etiquette is consensus on behaviour then this is where we are with cellphone behaviour, says Caitlin Dewey.

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The right to change our minds, on Twitter
August 27 2015 at 13:55

Twitter takes action against site that stores politician’s deleted tweets, saying politicians are people too.

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Laser that shines a light on cancer cells
August 27 2015 at 12:57

New laser technology can distinguish healthy from diseased tissue, making the operation faster and more accurate.

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Global life expectancy rises
August 27 2015 at 12:56

But in some countries, including South Africa, Paraguay, and Belarus, healthy life expectancy has dropped.

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The internet makes us happier
August 27 2015 at 11:02

A new study debunks the myth that the internet is making us unhappy and says it is in fact making us more satisfied.

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Feeling down? Don’t pick up your phone
August 27 2015 at 11:13

Researchers say that turning to our phones when we’re feeling low may actually make us feel worse.

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Sea levels ‘climbed 8cm since 1992’
August 27 2015 at 09:17

Sea levels worldwide rose an average of nearly 8cm since 1992, the result of warming waters and melting ice, a panel of scientists said.

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