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Chimp sanctuary’s ebola relief

Sierra Leone’s chimpanzee centre celebrates 20th anniversary after surviving closure due to ebola pandemic.

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Hi-tech DNA machines cause concern

UK watchdogs fear allowing police to analyse DNA in custody suites rather than laboratories could compromise evidence.

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How the Hubble improved our scope

Today marks the 25th anniversary of the launch of Hubble, the most important and productive telescope since Galileo’s discoveries four centuries ago.

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Parkhurst first in ‘high-speed’ fibre ...

Jozi suburb raises its trendy barometer as the first residential zone in the city to get genuine high-speed internet.

Nintendo’s billion-yen alliance

New partner DeNA is intent on upping the stakes in gaming with plans to yield massive revenue by drawing in gamers on smart devices.

A spontaneous approach to fitness

A heart rate monitor may make a huge impact on your training, but it will also show you that sheer joy is the best way to increase your heart ...

How the Hubble improved our scope

Today marks the 25th anniversary of the launch of Hubble, the most important and productive telescope since Galileo’s discoveries four c ...

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R6.5m tourism boost for Bird Island
April 20 2015 at 11:14

It’s just one of six islands worldwide that are home to Cape gannets, and their numbers are threatened by a decline in fish stocks, writes Melanie Gosling.

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Ancient skull found in Noordhoek dunes
April 20 2015 at 11:11

Noordhoek residents got more than they bargained for when they unearthed a human skull in the sand dunes during a beach clean-up on Saturday.

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How not to be the jerk with the Apple Watch
April 17 2015 at 12:51

Keep these handy pointers in mind when you slip the Apple Watch on your wrist.

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Lightening up on dark matter
April 17 2015 at 12:50

Scientists get a first-hand look at how dark matter interacts with the universe around it – and are now closer to unravelling its mysteries.

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No Cannes do for selfies
April 17 2015 at 12:23

Prestigious French film festival pulls noses up at the idea of stars capturing red carpet moments.

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Spaceman has kids reaching for stars
April 17 2015 at 12:53

Soweto schoolkids starstruck after receiving inspiring intergalactic message.

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A whale of a record
April 17 2015 at 12:28

Female whale’s non-stop 14 000-mile journey from Russia to Mexico is longest migration ever recorded by a mammal, say scientists.

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Warning: Smoking can damage your plants
April 17 2015 at 11:35

Passive smoking could be to blame for high levels of nicotine found in spices, herbal teas and medicinal plants, say researchers.

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Turn on to vinyl revival
April 17 2015 at 12:26

The UK’s first official weekly vinyl chart is established as sales exceed the million mark.

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Veteran startup is movie magic
April 17 2015 at 11:17

With more than 200 million users every month, IMDB is one of the most popular websites in the world – and a leader in internet startups.

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