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REUTERS

New cancer therapy comes with a price

New cancer drugs promise longer-lasting treatments with fewer side effects - but their high cost is a growing concern.

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Associated Press

When online abuse turns into real violence

Women face online threats globally, but they run a unique risk in conservative Muslim Pakistan, writes Katharine Houreld.

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AP

SA on brink of massive ‘e-revolution’

Access to electronic communication devices has increased faster than delivery of any other type of basic service.

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Jumbo aerial census under way
September 29 2014 at 09:15

An aerial census of elephants will begin this week in Mozambique where the onslaught against the big mammals is ramping up.

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Failed cancer vaccines might live again
September 29 2014 at 14:08

Using vaccines to fight cancer is a field littered with failures but experts believe it is possible the approach could get a new lease of life.

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App review: Up Coffee
September 29 2014 at 14:04

When Jessica Contrera heard of an app that would let her track her caffeine intake, she was intrigued.

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The man who made the environment ‘sexy’
September 29 2014 at 14:03

After a career in journalism spanning 37 years, Cape Argus Environment and Science Writer John Yeld retires today.

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iPhone 6 proves tough to bend
September 29 2014 at 10:08

Stress tests on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus showed that it took 'significant force' to damage any of the devices, Consumer Reports said.

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Inventor of the web warns of threat
September 29 2014 at 10:08

Tim Berners-Lee, who invented the web 25 years ago, called for a bill of rights that would guarantee the independence of the internet.

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Shellshock ‘no risk to Mac users’
September 29 2014 at 10:08

Apple says the vast majority of Mac computer users are not at risk from the recently identified Shellshock computer bug.

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Intel taps into Chinese chip industry
September 29 2014 at 10:07

Intel will pay up to $1.5-billion for a 20 percent stake in a Chinese venture that will design and make Intel-branded chips.

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Can an app tell if that mole is cancerous?
September 29 2014 at 10:07

From measuring heart rate to checking suspect moles, can an app really help to improve your health? We ask the experts.

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Wildlife in danger as rivers dry up
September 29 2014 at 09:15

Conservation staff in the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park have started digging up dry river beds to help wildlife reach underground water.

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