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NASA launches historic probe to 'touch sun'
NASA launches historic probe to 'touch sun'
NASA on Sunday launched a $1.5-billion spacecraft toward the Sun on a historic mission to protect the Earth by unveiling the mysteries of dangerous...
Antidepressant pollutants make courting birds violent — study
Antidepressant pollutants make courting birds violent — study
Songbirds altered their courtship behaviour after exposure to antidepressants increasingly found in the natural environment, according to a...
'Paving the Future with Technology — Innovation Beyond Gender and Generations'
'Paving the Future with Technology — Innovation Beyond Gender and Generations'
Technology is a tool that helps us to create. It is available to us today to ensure that we can build a better world in the future.
Minister: Singapore cyber attack may be state-linked
Minister: Singapore cyber attack may be state-linked
The biggest ever cyberattack to hit Singapore was carried out by highly sophisticated hackers typically linked to foreign governments, a cabinet...
Internet censorship in Africa threatens democracy, economy
Internet censorship in Africa threatens democracy, economy
Many African governments have taken to censoring a variety of apps and sites, especially around election time. But people across the continent...
Chip labour: Robots replace waiters in restaurant
Chip labour: Robots replace waiters in restaurant
The little robotic waiter wheels up to the table, raises its glass lid to reveal a steaming plate of local Shanghai-style crayfish and announces in...
Uh oh, there’s a disorderly Deadpool in the gene pool
Uh oh, there’s a disorderly Deadpool in the gene pool
Precision genetic editing may be the most significant development in molecular biology in the past 50 years. It offers promising new therapies for...
Google developing censor-friendly search engine for China
Google developing censor-friendly search engine for China
Google is crafting a search engine that would meet China's draconian censorship rules, a company employee told AFP on Thursday, in a move decried...
Samsung Electronics profit dips as phone sales fall
Samsung Electronics profit dips as phone sales fall
Samsung Electronics said Tuesday its second-quarter net profit dipped slightly from a year earlier, with a fall in smartphone sales mitigated by...
Oh great, even more water on Mars
Oh great, even more water on Mars
Liquid water has been found on Mars! At least, scientists have discovered signs of liquid water. Or rather, some scientists are...
First lake of liquid water is discovered on Mars
First lake of liquid water is discovered on Mars
A massive underground lake has been detected for the first time on Mars, raising the possibility that more water — and maybe even life...
Ugandans raise volume on social media tax protests
Ugandans raise volume on social media tax protests
Campaigners against Uganda's tax on social...
A big moment for Africa: Why the MeerKAT and astronomy matter
A big moment for Africa: Why the MeerKAT and astronomy matter
Astronomy in Africa will take a giant leap forward with the...

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