Honey bees used to discover US landmines...

Meet the latest weapon in the fight against landmines ––bees. Yes, regular honeybees. They have proven more effective than sniffer dogs at searching...

Mushrooms are nutritional fungi

KINGS and warriors ate it to enhance immunity and optimise performance. Brides and grooms did so to increase sexual potency on the wedding night

Kitchen smoke bigger killer than malaria...

Smoke from burning wood, dung and crop residues on cooking stoves, often in unventilated kitchens, kills more people than malaria and nearly as many as...

Ecstasy trigger on trial

PARIS—US doctors are casting around for female volunteers to test an “Orgasmatron,� an implanted device that will trigger instant ecstasy, the weekly...

Tarpaulin can save Kilimanjaro ice cap

The celebrated ice cap on Africa’s loftiest peak could vanish within 20 years, taking with it a unique scientific resource

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New recyclable plastics found Turkey, origin of Euro languages

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Premature births risked

Women who change partners between their first two births face twice the risk of having a premature, underweight baby, compared to women who have had the...

Bacteria-killing virus

US researchers say they have created an artificial bacteria-killing virus — in just 14 days and from synthetic genes

Should human beings be cloned?

Dolly is dead. The most famous sheep in the world, also the first mammal to be cloned from an adult cell, was put down in February of this year


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Kalungi’s lens: City Beat – the...

The parties also gave many upcoming artists much-needed exposure, and they were grateful for it. In 2010, for example, Keko was largely unknown.