iol scitech july 19 King Richard III
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Richard III killed by blows to the head

Scientists have given blow-by-blow details of King Richard III's death at the Battle of Bosworth more than 500 years ago.

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iol scitech sep 17 colossal squid
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Experts given glimpse of colossal squid

This specimen, like other octopus and squid species, has three hearts - one to pump blood around the body and two for its gills.

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Natural disasters displacing millions

About 22 million people were displaced in 2013 due to disasters brought on by natural hazards.

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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 ...

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No vaccine stocks in Ukraine, says WHO
September 10 2014 at 09:12

Conflict-torn Ukraine is facing a health emergency with dire shortages of many medicines, the World Health Organisation warned.

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SA, UK launch Newton Fund
September 10 2014 at 09:12

South Africa and the UK sign agreement aimed at fostering the development of science and technology in both countries.

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Mixed reviews for Apple’s iWatch
September 10 2014 at 04:07

Apple’s iWatch is tethered to the iPhone and will combine health and fitness tracking with communications.

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Apple unveils watch, larger iPhones
September 9 2014 at 22:38

Apple Inc unveiled a watch, two larger iPhones and a mobile payments service.

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Species prove to be rare discovery
September 9 2014 at 14:20

Why these deep sea 'mushrooms' don't fit into any known category of life.

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‘Why I blame Apple’
September 9 2014 at 14:19

In the wake of the theft of photos of dozens of celebrities, there is at least one major culprit, writes David Auerbach.

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Painting a picture with his computer
September 9 2014 at 14:12

Desmond Pelston believes if you can do it traditionally you can do it on a tablet, writes Esther Lewis.

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Global community honours local scientists
September 9 2014 at 14:11

Two senior South African scientists have been honoured by the international scientific community.

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Apple feeds frenzy with selective silence
September 9 2014 at 09:48

In keeping with its style, Apple has revealed little about what is expected to be the unveiling at its first 'big thing' event.

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A chance to shine for Sun-Chasers
September 9 2014 at 09:47

Local team prepares for solar-powered race.

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