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EPA

Board in bid to sell shark meat

The KZN Sharks Board has stirred controversy by suggesting it be allowed to sell shark meat to raise funds.

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REUTERS

Red-faced Sony issues refunds

Sony has agreed to settle allegations that it misled consumers about features of its PlayStation Vita handheld gaming console.

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AP

For memories’ sake, keep your old phone

Almost one in two of us keep an old cellphone just so we can use it as a photo album.

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The pill that will help you live to 1 ...

Scientists are currently testing a drug - which they say has managed to delay the start of the ageing process - on rats, mice, fish and dogs.< ...

‘Beam me to Mars’

Radio telescopes on Earth will beam messages to Mars to commemorate the launch 50 years ago of the first robotic probe to visit the planet.

Bones show ancient warmer Earth

Ancient bones from gigantic animals discovered in Colorado are providing scientists with a look at what happened about 120 000 years ago.

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HIV drugs could treat blindness
November 21 2014 at 08:25

In HIV-infected people, NRTIs block an enzyme the virus uses to create more copies of itself.

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How we conquered ‘roof of the world’
November 21 2014 at 08:25

The Tibetan Plateau, the harsh Asian domain known as the 'roof of the world,' would not seem an ideal place for people to call home.

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App move highlights Bezos’s strategy
November 21 2014 at 08:34

Amazon says it will offer a free Washington Post app to Kindle users for six months.

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Twitter rolls out new search function
November 21 2014 at 08:34

Your old, embarrassing tweets just became much, much easier to find...

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Tapeworm found in man's brain
November 21 2014 at 08:26

Scientists in Britain removed and studied a rare tapeworm that lived in a man's brain for four years, researchers said.

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The sound of Philae landing on comet
November 21 2014 at 08:25

Philae, that is now nestled on a comet in the far Solar System, made an echoing thud during its historic soft touchdown. [VIDEO]

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Rare pangolin rescued from smugglers
November 21 2014 at 08:24

The pangolin was taken to the CapeNature offices in Stellenbosch where a team acted to keep the animal hydrated.

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Lorca grave may turn up in Civil War search
November 20 2014 at 13:52

A search for unmarked Spanish Civil War graves has begun near where poet Federico Garcia Lorca is believed to have been executed and buried.

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Out with Google, in with Yahoo
November 20 2014 at 13:52

Mozilla is dropping Google as the default search engine for its Firefox browser, replacing it with Yahoo for its US users.

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Fly us to the moon, space mission asks public
November 20 2014 at 13:47

A British space venture is giving ordinary citizens the chance to leave their mark on the moon in a decade's time.

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