iol scitech july 23 ca p12 Fracking DONE
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Tool to detect ‘frac fluids’

Scientists develop forensic tool to check if fracking fluids contaminate water.

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Some takes on Zuckerberg's Mandarin skills

Chinese students cheered enthusiastically as word after word tumbled out of the mouth of one of the world's richest Americans.

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iPhone 6 finally launched in SA

Apple fans started queuing from the early hours of the morning to get their hands on the most-wanted gadget.

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Is this the end of Nokia phones?
October 23 2014 at 10:32

The company has announced that Nokia Lumias will instead be known as Microsoft Lumia smartphones.

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Drug-resistant TB 'at crisis levels'
October 23 2014 at 09:41

Multi drug-resistant tuberculosis remains at crisis levels, with about 480 000 new cases this year, says the World Health Organisation.

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Research project leopard killed
October 23 2014 at 09:43

A female leopard collared for a research project in the Northern Cape has been shot by a farmer.

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‘Twisted rope’ clue to dangerous solar storms
October 23 2014 at 09:43

A 'twisted rope' of magnetically-charged energy precedes solar storms that have the potential to damage satellites, say French scientists.

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The beast with the behemoth arms
October 23 2014 at 09:42

Scientists say two almost complete skeletons of a bizarre 70-million-year-old creature shows it boasted a combination of unorthodox traits.

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Cosmonauts breeze through spacewalk
October 23 2014 at 09:41

Two Russian cosmonauts wrapped up a speedy spacewalk outside the International Space Station to replace science experiments.

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Stroke repair possible - neuroscientist
October 22 2014 at 14:06

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
October 22 2014 at 14:07

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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Beijing’s focus on coal lost in haze of smog
October 22 2014 at 14:03

The soaring, grimy chimneys of the coal-fired power station have belched the last of their choking fumes into Beijing's air, authorities say.

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TV licence: liable until it is cancelled
October 22 2014 at 14:02

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

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