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EPA

Volunteers map uncharted Ebola zones

In the Internet age, for the Ebola crisis, citizens are donating their time by going online to build maps for relief workers.

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AP

Apple's obsessive 'iSheep' fans

These are among the most loyal customers of any brand and are often referred to as 'iSheep' for their unquestioning following.

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The Washington Post

Where world’s aviation mysteries are solved

Washington lab works to unravel the mystery when a plane falls from the sky.

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On your cellphone? Use this lane

The Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane, seemingly offering a path for those too engrossed in messaging and tweet ...

End fossil fuel era, urges Tutu

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu called on delegates attending the upcoming UN climate summit to take the first steps to move beyond fossil fu ...

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J marks spot for historic comet landing
September 16 2014 at 08:37

The European Space Agency unveiled the spot on a comet in deep space where it will attempt a high-stakes landing.

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Exploring the ‘world’s oldest computer’
September 16 2014 at 08:38

Archaeologists began using a revolutionary new deep sea diving suit to explore an ancient shipwreck. [VIDEO]

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Hunt for dangerous asteroids falls short
September 16 2014 at 08:38

Since 1998, Nasa has spent about $100-million on programs to find, assess and mitigate potentially threatening space neighbours.

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Brazil to build giant tower in Amazon
September 15 2014 at 14:14

The tower, which will rise 325 meters from the ground, will be equipped with high-tech instruments and an observatory.

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Privacy in the digital age
September 15 2014 at 14:13

A comprehensive, jargon-free guide to the celebrity nude-photo scandal.

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Want your own castle? Just hit print
September 15 2014 at 14:10

A construction expert has just finished making the first 3D-printed castle.

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Slow progress in war on tropical diseases
September 15 2014 at 14:08

The worst-ever Ebola outbreak has triggered a scramble to develop the first drug or vaccine.

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GTA V coming soon to PS4, Xbox One
September 15 2014 at 10:29

The latest installment of crime-themed blockbuster videogame Grand Theft Auto will hit PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles in November.

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The magnetic cure for bad blood
September 15 2014 at 10:28

The external gadget - tested so far in rats but not yet humans - could be adapted one day for stripping Ebola and other viruses from blood.

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When in China, don’t look for a bride
September 15 2014 at 10:28

Chinese police will clamp down on websites that sell men group tours to meet 'foreign brides' in Southeast Asian countries.

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