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Three new dwarf planets, which may increase the search for life beyond Earth have been discovered in the solar system.
Three new dwarf planets, which may increase the search for life beyond Earth have been discovered in the solar system.

Discovery of more planets on the cards: Scientist

Friday 6 May 2016 12:13

Quantum biology researcher, Dr. Adriana Marais says there may be many more planets which may support liquid water on their surfaces than we thought

Discovery of more planets on the cards: Scientist

Friday 6 May 2016 12:13

Quantum biology researcher, Dr. Adriana Marais says there may be many more planets which may support liquid water on their surfaces than we thought

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Facebook loses first round in suit over storing biometric data

Friday 6 May 2016 10:16

Facebook Inc lost the first round in a court fight against some of its users who sued the social networking company.

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African countries have major nuclear ambitions

Friday 6 May 2016 05:59

Eleven African countries are considering building nuclear power plants over the next 14 years to overcome the continent’s extreme electricity shortage.

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World Anti-Doping Agency suspends Bloemfontein doping lab

Thursday 5 May 2016 17:32

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has suspended the accreditation of the South African Doping Control Laboratory in Bloemfontein until 30 September 2016.

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Torrential rain, flash floods cause havoc in Kenya

Thursday 5 May 2016 11:41

Unusually heavy rainfall and flash floods have been experienced in various parts of Kenya over the past few days resulting in death and destruction.

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Male circumcision gaining popularity

Thursday 5 May 2016 10:38

Male circumcision is gaining popularity globally and in South Africa, and is currently one of the most frequently performed surgical procedures in the world.

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India rejects Apple's plan to import used iPhones

Wednesday 4 May 2016 18:08

Apple sells what it calls refurbished iPhones at a discount in some countries, including the United States, extending this practice to India would have likely helped it increase its share

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Klebsiella outbreak in KZN isolated: Dlomo

Wednesday 4 May 2016 10:23

KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC Sbongile Dlomo has described the presence of Klebsiella at Mahatma Gandhi Hospital in Phoenix as an isolated incident which is being addressed.

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Newly discovered planets may boost search for life beyond Earth

Tuesday 3 May 2016 14:19

The discovery of three planets that circle a small, dim star could bolster the chances of finding life beyond Earth, astronomers said on Monday.

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10 babies reportedly infected with Klebsiella in Durban

Tuesday 3 May 2016 08:48

Babies are reportedly infected with multi-drug resistant super bug Klebsiella at the Mahatma Gandhi Hospital in Phoenix, Durban.

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