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2014/10/21 16:42
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This is the first time, not one, but two driverless vehicles are being deployed, free-of-charge for public use. Visitors can obtain Mobility-on-Demand (MoD) by booking any of these vehicles via the...
2014/10/21 16:42
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2014/10/21 15:35
2014/10/21 15:35
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Windhoek — He has been called "misguided", at worst, a killer quack who "flouts the Hippocratic oath", and his low-carbohydrate, high-fat (LCHF) diet is regularly labelled "bad science", "dangerous"...
2014/10/16 21:42
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The phenomenon also surprisingly allows a greater fraction of the protons than neutrons to have high momentum in these relatively neutron-rich nuclei, which is contrary to long-accepted theories of...
2014/10/15 18:31
2014/10/15 18:31
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Scientists at Nanyang Technology University (NTU) have developed ultra-fast charging batteries that can be recharged up to 70 percent in only two minutes. The new generation batteries also have a...
2014/10/15 14:42
2014/10/15 14:42
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Astronomers have discovered hundreds of planets around the Milky Way, including rocky planets similar to Earth and gas planets similar to Jupiter. But there is a third type of planet in our solar...
2014/10/15 06:40
2014/10/15 06:40
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Centre jointly driven by Fujitsu, A*STAR and SMU to turn Singapore into a “living lab”, using analytics and computational social sciences to develop solutions that address urban challenges Singapore...
2014/10/15 02:56
2014/10/15 02:56
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SINGAPORE: Seven projects - in areas such as mobile security, digital forensics and cloud data protection - have been selected by the National Research Foundation (NRF) for further research to boost...
2014/10/14 14:15
2014/10/14 14:15
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Improving staff remuneration and helping to get the Eastern Cape education department out of its mess will be some of Rhodes University’s new vice-chancellor, Dr Sizwe Mabizela’s, priorities in his...
2014/10/13 15:17
2014/10/13 15:17
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Researchers Develop New Cells Meant to Form Blood Vessels, Treat Peripheral Artery Disease Available for logged-in reporters onlyCitationsR01 HL109602; RO1 HL056416; RO1 HL067384; PO1 DK090948;...
2014/10/09 23:21
2014/10/09 23:21
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MHLABUNZIMA MEMELA Newly-appointed Durban University of Technology registrar Prof Thenjiwe Meyiwa believes her wealth of academic experience will help to enhance the new generation of students who...
2014/10/09 06:34
2014/10/09 06:34
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INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPERSThe SAPS 2013/14 annual report reveals crime-fighting targets have been missed and a lowering of year-on-year performance goals. File photo: Sam Clark Cape Town - A grim picture...
2014/10/07 11:08
2014/10/07 11:08
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A new research center at Aalborg University in Denmark will investigate how a maladaptive central nervous system can be responsible for the enduring or chronic pain that affects one in five adult...
2014/10/03 09:34
2014/10/03 09:34
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INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPERSIf Armscor had asked around, they would have found existing research on shoes instead of spending R1.6 million, experts said. File photo: Tiro Ramatlhatse Johannesburg - If...
2014/09/30 16:31
2014/09/30 16:31
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People tend to perceive their dominant hand as staying relatively the same size even when it’s magnified, lending support to the idea that we use our hand as a constant perceptual “ruler” to measure...
2014/09/30 14:29
2014/09/30 14:29
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Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor has appointed new members of the National Advisory Council on Innovation (NACI) which will advise the minister and cabinet on matters that affect the...
2014/09/29 06:15
2014/09/29 06:15
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When we think of health innovations, we are often drawn to images of scientists in laboratories making ground-breaking discoveries – inventing state-of-the-art equipment using a highly sophisticated...
2014/09/25 16:31
2014/09/25 16:31
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Achieving complete breakdown of plant biomass for energy conversion in industrialized bioreactors remains a complex challenge, but new research shows that termite fungus farmers solved this problem...
2014/09/25 06:15
2014/09/25 06:15
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COMMENT A landmark conference hosted by the Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research (Wiser) this time last year introduced the so-called medical humanities as a new, vibrant field of enquiry...
2014/09/24 03:56
2014/09/24 03:56
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SINGAPORE: As Singapore gears up to be a Smart Nation, there will be opportunities for local start-ups to grow given that they can tap on expertise and a wide network of private investors, said...
2014/09/23 14:42
2014/09/23 14:42
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Sophisticated management in termite fungus farms Fungus-farming termites are dominant plant decomposers in (sub)tropical Sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia, where they in some areas decompose up...
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