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iol scitech may 22 poison book
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Ancient art of poisoning makes killer comeback

The past decade has seen a handful of infamous poisoning incidents. Michael E. Miller investigates

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iol scitech may 13 antarctic ice shelf
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10 000-year-old ice shelf fragmenting

Findings say Antarctic ice shelf could disappear by end of the decade.

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Beating online distraction

The secret to fighting digital distraction may be all about commitments and not willpower.

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Alzheimer's risk for gamers

New research suggests that children who spend hours playing games may be more at risk of Alzheimer's.

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Google renews tie-up with Twitter
May 20 2015 at 04:29

Google will feature real-time tweets in its search engine results after securing a deal with Twitter.

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Instagram plan to decode emoji
May 19 2015 at 15:44

Social network to launch project to understand how emoji are used and what they mean.

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So, can a computer learn to cook?
May 19 2015 at 13:32

Caitlin Dewey tries a recipe by Watson, an IBM computer system, and finds it... interesting.

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Cabbages trump coffee for Tanzania's farmers
May 19 2015 at 13:24

A recent study by University of the Witwatersrand found that higher night-time temperatures were the main factor behind a drop in coffee yields.

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Kirstenbosch needs a burn
May 19 2015 at 13:23

Fynbos at Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden has not burned for more than 30 years - and is in need of a fire, says an expert.

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Getting kids hooked on code
May 19 2015 at 11:18

The Cape Town Science Centre will host free coding courses for kids during June.

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Samsung’s new cutting Edge
May 19 2015 at 10:44

Samsung disppointed with its last few galaxy releasess but the new S6 Edge pushes the company into the lead again.

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Amazon hits tracks to boost deliveries
May 19 2015 at 11:01

Online retail giant experimenting with underground system to get parcels to customers within an hour.

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Family-safe advocates slam YouTube Kids
May 19 2015 at 10:35

Consumer groups say YouTube’s supposedly child-friendly service includes inappropriate content.

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Obama joins Twitter, jokes with Clinton
May 19 2015 at 10:11

US President Barack Obama finally gets his own Twitter account and races to one million followers in five hours.

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