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A 257-year-old colouring book discovered
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 08:46:12 +0000

A 257-year-old colouring book intended for adults that was recently found in the library collection of the Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis.

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What hydrothermal activity on Enceladus means
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 08:05:41 +0000

This video takes a close look at what hydrothermal activity on Enceladus means and what is next for the spacecraft Cassini.

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One reader will win a Canon Maxify MB2140 printer worth R2 000
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:32:11 +0000

The latest range of printers include models with paper capacity of 500 sheets, as well as high-yield XL ink tanks, producing up to 1,200 black-and-white pages (MB2140) before cartridges need to be replaced. This reduces the frequency in which cartridges need to be changed, which in turn reduces printer downtime and increases operational efficiency. From...

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Eye smart case gifts iPhone the Android experience
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:35:27 +0000

Are you an Apple fan that secretly wonders what life is like on the other side? The Eye smart case turns your iPhone into an Apple-Android Hybridand.

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SunGlacier: Making water in the desert
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:06:08 +0000

The Sahara desert is the driest, hottest place on Earth. This didn't deter Dutch company, SunGlacier when they decided to try and collect water there.

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Get your kids coding with Sony’s KOOV
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:26:23 +0000

Sony’s KOOV coding and robotics kit wants to teach the next generation of innovators about science and engineering through STEM education.

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KI ecobe: A modular self-assemble shoe with a cause
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:24:32 +0000

Is it a slipper, is it a shoe or maybe it’s a sandal? KI ecobe footwear is a new initiative that combines all of this into one unified design.

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Researchers are turning sperm into cancer-fighting ‘robots’
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 06:31:13 +0000

Researchers are equipping sperm with iron suits to turn then into gynaecological cancer fighting "robots".

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Climate change increases chance of heat-related death
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 10:44:49 +0000

As temperatures rise, so too does the risk of heat-related death. Right now, about 30 per cent of the world’s population is exposed to deadly temperatures.

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Researchers can tan human skin without UV exposure
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 11:57:32 +0000

Researchers have developed a way to tan human skin without ultraviolet (UV) radiation and its associated damaging effects.

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