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Cheap power - powered by the sun

A group of engineers from Stellenbosch University has developed a new and cheap way to generate solar electricity.

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Star Wars’ mega unboxing

Disney jumps on “unboxing” video trend by hosting a marathon live stream to launch its Force Awakens toy range on Friday.

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Remains of civil war child soldiers found

British investigations identified the remains of up to 28 skeletons as Scottish prisoners of war including a dozen teenage soldiers.

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eHarmony to mix business and pleasure
August 31 2015 at 14:36

eHarmony plans to launch a career-matching site, but doesn’t expect to list anytime soon.

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Evolution of the human diet
August 31 2015 at 12:11

How the diets of early humans explain our eating habits. By Norman Owen-Smith

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How to make your passwords more secure
August 31 2015 at 10:11

Follow these tips secure your passwords and avoid becoming a victim of cybercrime.

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Why there is no perfect smartphone
August 31 2015 at 11:52

No matter how good the latest smartphones are they each have a flaw that pulls then up short of being perfect.

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How to take the perfect selfie
August 31 2015 at 11:10

Want to spruce up your selfies? Facetune makes it easy to weed out wrinkles and buff out blemishes.

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Hacking the future
August 31 2015 at 09:33

When you visit the Chaos Communication Camp hacker festival anything can happen, as Charlie Gilmour found out.

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Smart Palms recharge, provide Wi-Fi
August 31 2015 at 09:48

Solar-powered palm trees include multiple recharge points as well as a wi-fi connection and information services.

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749 rhino poached, but fight ‘pays off’
August 31 2015 at 08:36

Kruger Park remains worst hit: of the 749 rhino poached countrywide this year to date, 544 were killed there.

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Climate change: the terrifying truth
August 31 2015 at 08:36

Climate scientists are predicting that 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile'.

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Test could revolutionise arthritis treatment
August 31 2015 at 08:36

British and Irish scientists have identified a gene that is linked to rheumatoid arthritis - in particular severe forms of the disease.

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