Sci-Tech

Pokémon GO floods social media as gamers dump their keyboards to hunt for cyber beasts
Pokémon GO floods social media as gamers dump their keyboards to hunt for cyber beasts
In 2014, as part of its traditional April Fool’s pranks, Google released a video in which Google Maps VP Brian McClendon announced a job opening...
​Seoul cloning lab promises Fido forever
​Seoul cloning lab promises Fido forever
At $100 000 a head, the puppies frolicking around the fenced lawn in western Seoul don’t come cheap – but at least their owners know exactly...
'We conquered Jupiter': Nasa's Juno loops into orbit around solar system's biggest planet
'We conquered Jupiter': Nasa's Juno loops into orbit around solar system's biggest planet
Nasa's Juno spacecraft capped a five-year journey to Jupiter late Monday with a do-or-die engine burn to sling itself into orbit, setting the stage...
Tech giants increasingly set the news agenda
Tech giants increasingly set the news agenda
When allegations emerged that Facebook was skewing its trending news stories, many learned about it … on Facebook.
Are you ready for a camera injection? It's tiny!
Are you ready for a camera injection? It's tiny!
German engineers have created a camera no bigger than a grain of salt, that could change the future of health imaging – and clandestine...
Less likely to fly off the handle if you fly without first class
Less likely to fly off the handle if you fly without first class
Aeroplanes are an intense test case for social inequality. Red carpets and separate queues ensure the rich don’t have to stand, sweating, in long...
Hacker collects 272m email addresses and passwords, some from Gmail
Hacker collects 272m email addresses and passwords, some from Gmail
The internet on Wednesday gave you another reminder that everyone has been hacked.
Crows brainier than other birds
Crows brainier than other birds
Think of a crow. Your mind inevitably turns to its sharp, black beak pecking at your eyeballs when you die. The scavenger has dominated popular...
Breakthrough Starshot plans to sail to closest star
Breakthrough Starshot plans to sail to closest star
Humanity is doing an increasingly good job of zipping around our solar system to probe things. Data is flowing back. Myriad questions, unanswerable...
New telescope MeerLicht to observe transients
New telescope MeerLicht to observe transients
It can happen in the blink of an eye: millions of light years away a star collapses in on itself. From Earth, that cataclysmic event is only a...
Soundcloud expands into mainstream with paid streaming plan
Soundcloud expands into mainstream with paid streaming plan
Soundcloud is entering paid music streaming, hoping to turn its huge community of cover singers, dubstep remixers and wannabe stars into a bigger...
Probe to sniff Martian methane mystery
Probe to sniff Martian methane mystery
The search for life on Mars has entered a new phase with the launch of a spacecraft built to sniff out waste gases released by alien organisms.
New research proves society favours tall and skinny people
New research proves society favours tall and skinny people
Life favours the tall and skinny. For anyone going through life with their eyes open, this isn’t the greatest of revelations. But until now it...
Sex-crazed dragonfly on 'suicide mission'
Sex-crazed dragonfly on 'suicide mission'
It’s not the journey that matters, it’s the destination. That’s all fine and well if you’re a human and can jump on a jet-propelled plane....
How dead pigs can help nail killers
How dead pigs can help nail killers
It is surprisingly difficult to find a place in Cape Town to leave a 60kg pig to rot. It cannot be close to water, in a residential area or...

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