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Stop bugging the bugs

The world as we know it would fall apart without them, says expert Pia Addison.

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The Martian goes to infinity and beyond

Want to create buzz for a space movie? Take journalists to a real Nasa lab. [TRAILER]

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Really, it’s all just psycho-babble

Psychology has long been the butt of jokes - especially from academics working in 'hard' sciences such as physics.

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British miner finds new ‘regal’ stone
August 21 2015 at 13:04

A new variety of a mineral that graced homes of the rich during the Regency period has been found in Derbyshire.

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When money muddies streaming music
August 21 2015 at 13:07

Payola has long been part of the music industry, and now it finds its way to streaming music services.

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Gates: Microsoft, money and mojo
August 21 2015 at 12:01

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates laid the cornerstone of his success with the Windows operating system.

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How Windows 95 started a craze
August 21 2015 at 12:00

Two decades ago, Microsoft launched its Windows 95 operating system - and started a revolution in the computer market.

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A history of Microsoft Windows
August 21 2015 at 11:59

It’s been 20 years since Windows 95 set off Microsoft’s conquest of the PC market. Here’s the blow-by-blow...

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Coming to a flexible screen near you
August 21 2015 at 11:30

Chicago company demos radical wearable screen that can be used flat or rolled up.

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Phone companies to pay own power bills
August 21 2015 at 10:01

Phone networks in Pietermaritzburg to pay their own power bills to avoid shutdowns when landlords don’t pay bills.

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New health site helps teenagers
August 21 2015 at 09:35

Department of health launches mobisite aimed at teenagers and their health concerns.

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Aztec skull found in Mexico City
August 21 2015 at 08:37

Archeologists have discovered a massive ceremonial skull rack from the heyday of the Aztec empire in the heart of Mexico City.

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Want tasty tomatoes? Try this trick
August 21 2015 at 08:37

By slightly tweaking the way tomatoes are prepared for sale, scientists say, they can make them just a bit yummier.

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