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The grey squirrel a tough nut to crack

The real secret of the grey squirrel's success may be its superior brainpower.

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Vultures: First extinction, then rabies

Africa is facing a vulture extinction crisis that could lead to an increase in feral dogs and the spread of rabies.

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Autonomous taxis the new frontier?

Fleets of driverless taxis could become cheaper than car ownership and might also cut emissions by more than 90 percent.

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Anti-texting gizmo for future cars?
July 3 2015 at 11:25

Australia hopes to become the first country to launch a device that jams texting signals and calls in cars.

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Selfie spotlights inappropriate online posts
July 3 2015 at 09:11

A Saudi teen's has brought into question the moral and legal implications surrounding inappropriate social media posts.

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Cuba opens Wi-Fi hotspots across country
July 3 2015 at 09:11

Before the Wi-Fi signals became available, broadband access had been limited to internet parlours and pricey hotels.

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Google skills to power Yahoo search
July 3 2015 at 09:11

Yahoo is testing letting Google put its online search skills to work at some of its online properties.

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3D printed supercar is road ready
July 3 2015 at 08:21

California startup plans to use three-dimensional printing technology to print real cars that can be driven.

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Is that a UFO? No, it’s just a bird
July 3 2015 at 08:27

As the world celebrates World UFO Day, a local expert pinpoints the best places for UFO sightings in SA.

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How the woolly mammoth thrived in cold
July 3 2015 at 08:27

A genetic analysis reveals a slew of genetic adaptations that enabled woolly mammoths to thrive in adverse circumstances.

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How the spider crossed the sea
July 3 2015 at 08:27

These revelations - bound to horrify arachnophobes - help to explain how the creatures can travel vast distances, even over seas.

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Why vivid Van Goghs become pale
July 3 2015 at 08:27

Scientists have discovered why masterpieces by Van Gogh are losing their vivid hues.

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Revealed, secret of rose’s scent
July 3 2015 at 08:26

Scientists have found out why some roses smell sweeter than others, and could potentially improve the flowers' scent.

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