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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Cell transplant helps man walk
October 21 2014 at 08:21

The technique involved transplanting what are known as olfactory ensheathing cells into the patient's spinal cord.

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UAE aims for stars with Mars project
October 21 2014 at 08:21

Oil-rich United Arab Emirates has launched a project that aims to send the first Arab unmanned probe to Mars by 2021.

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New TB drug for SA patients
October 21 2014 at 08:21

A new drug will be made available to people who suffer from multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, a pharmaceutical company said.

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EU braces for fight on climate targets
October 21 2014 at 08:21

The EU is readying itself for a summit clash on climate change, amid disagreements on how aggressively the bloc should reduce emissions.

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Science meets voodoo in New Orleans
October 20 2014 at 14:15

Perhaps no other city in the US is as well-suited as New Orleans to wed a scientific discussion of environment with a celebration of the occult.

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Videogame review: Alien: Isolation
October 20 2014 at 14:14

Alien: Isolation offers a gruelling experience that might sap you in all of the right ways, writes Christopher Byrd.

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Human error to blame for recent hacks?
October 20 2014 at 14:12

Routine errors, not mastermind hackers, caused recent computer vulnerabilities, say researchers.

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Revealed, King Tut’s girlish hips, club foot
October 20 2014 at 14:11

Rather than being a boy king with a love of chariot racing, Tut relied on walking sticks to get around, say researchers.

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Microsoft jumping on smartwatch train?
October 20 2014 at 10:11

Microsoft is preparing to launch a smartwatch within the next few weeks, Forbes reported.

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Transport app makes trip-planning easy
October 20 2014 at 10:11

A cellphone app that puts all public transport times and stops at passengers' fingertips is to be launched in Cape Town.

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