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Women scientists still 'undervalued' despite twin Nobel wins
Women scientists still 'undervalued' despite twin Nobel wins
With two Nobel prize winners in as many days, women scientists have welcomed the research community "waking up" to the feats of their female peers,...
EU warns Facebook not to lose control of data security
EU warns Facebook not to lose control of data security
The EU's top data privacy enforcer expressed worry on Tuesday that Facebook had lost control of data security after a vast privacy breach that she...
Trio win Nobel Physics Prize for laser research
Trio win Nobel Physics Prize for laser research
Three scientists on Tuesday won the Nobel Physics Prize, including the first woman to receive the prestigious award in 55 years, for inventing...
Elon Musk to resign as chair of Tesla board but remain CEO
Elon Musk to resign as chair of Tesla board but remain CEO
Elon Musk has reached a deal over fraud charges that will see him step down as electric automaker Tesla's chairman of the board and pay a $20-million fine but stay on as CEO, US securities regulators said on Saturday....
New light on old civilisations
New light on old civilisations
Mapungubwe, where the Shashe river meets the Limpopo, the Inca Empire of South America, the Kingdom of Greater Zimbabwe and the Mayan city states...
Instagram co-founders step down amid autonomy clash rumours
Instagram co-founders step down amid autonomy clash rumours
In an unexpected move, Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger resigned from the photo-sharing app – which is owned by Facebook –...
Explainer: Why lithium-ion batteries could be a game changer in Africa
Explainer: Why lithium-ion batteries could be a game changer in Africa
Renewable energy resources – such as wind, water or solar solutions – hold great promise. They could provide energy while overcoming...
With genetic tweak, mosquito population made extinct
With genetic tweak, mosquito population made extinct
Scientists said on Monday they had succeeded for the first time in wiping out an entire population of malaria-carrying mosquitoes in the lab using...
Why NASA chose Senegal to find out more about an asteroid in outerspace
Why NASA chose Senegal to find out more about an asteroid in outerspace
Dozens of scientists from NASA and France, along with five tons of astronomical equipment descended on Dakar, Senegal in August 2018. They...
Nasa blasts off space laser satellite to track ice loss
Nasa blasts off space laser satellite to track ice loss
Nasa's most advanced space laser satellite blasted off Saturday on a mission to track ice loss around the world and improve forecasts of sea level...
Internet of Things needs more cowbell
Internet of Things needs more cowbell
At a telecommunications conference hosted by Huawei late last year, I told a group of senior executives looking for growth opportunities in a...
Apple acolytes and fans of excess will access its Xs soon
Apple acolytes and fans of excess will access its Xs soon
Apple has announced three new phones and a redesigned smartwatch at its annual iPhone event on Wednesday in California. Ahead of the unveiling, all...
Apple unveils new premium iPhone XS, health features for watch
Apple unveils new premium iPhone XS, health features for watch
Apple on Wednesday unveiled updated versions of its priciest iPhones along with a new smartwatch that allows users to take their own electrocardiograms, as the US tech giant looks to boost its momentum in a sputtering market....
EU Parliament approves copyright law in blow to big tech
EU Parliament approves copyright law in blow to big tech
The European Parliament on Wednesday approved a controversial EU copyright law that hands more power to news and record companies against internet...

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