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‘Ethical, legal review of tracking needed’

Local bird experts say the time has come to review the ethics of willy-nilly bird-tracking experiments.

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Volcano erupts in Galapagos Islands

A volcano perched atop one of Ecuador's Galapagos Islands has erupted, potentially threatening a unique species of pink iguanas.

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Warning: DIY doesn’t mean Do-it-YouTube

YouTube is an increasingly popular source for DIY help, but for many this also results even bigger bills.

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MixRadio extends to Android, iPhone

Nokia’s MixRadio streaming service will soon be available on all major smartphone platforms.

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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Is it possible to hack into a plane?
May 20 2015 at 07:43

This nightmare scenario may sound far-fetched - like something out of a movie. But it could be chillingly possible.

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How many pages to print the internet?
May 20 2015 at 07:31

If you wanted to print out the internet, how many pieces of paper would you need? Caitlin Dewey does the maths.

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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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