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Warning: Smoking can damage your plants

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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No Cannes do for selfies

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

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Veteran startup is movie magic

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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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.

Veteran startup is movie magic

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. ...

Warning: Smoking can damage your plan ...

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

Lightening up on dark matter

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

Warning: Smoking can damage your plan ...

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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Tech titans’ death-defying deal
April 8 2015 at 14:12

Science and tech-preneurs join forces to achieve the next best thing to immortality.

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How personalised vaccines work
April 8 2015 at 12:41

Cancer vaccines specially tailored to each patient might prove the answer to dealing with this deadly disease, if test results are anything to go by.

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Life, under any circumstances
April 8 2015 at 14:10

Meet the tardigrade: a microscopic bug that can survive the most extreme conditions.

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Endoscopes spreading superbugs
April 8 2015 at 14:14

Hospitals in the US are finding it near impossible to clean the scopes that are responsible for spreading deadly bacteria.

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Can Samsung’s S6 fuel profit rebound?
April 8 2015 at 11:25

Samsung’s Galaxy S6 phones debut this week - and analysts are upbeat about the company’s first profit gain in six quarters.

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The hidden bias of internet memes
April 8 2015 at 10:54

Research census reveals who determines what’s cool online – and young white males come out on tops.

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Amorous panda breaks mating record
April 8 2015 at 10:58

‘Enduring Brother’ makes it into history books by smashing his second record in mere days, with 18-minute marathon.

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Meet the Middle East’s tech leader
April 8 2015 at 10:53

Having already invested in the building blocks of civilian technology, Iran is now experiencing a surge in the market for IP addresses, reports Craig Timberg

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Warmer weather equals more spiders
April 8 2015 at 10:51

Global warming means arachnids are on the increase, but they’re also unsteadier on their legs...

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Google makes us think we are gurus
April 7 2015 at 12:02

People who look for information on the internet have an over-inflated sense of their own intelligence afterwards, a study found.

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