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Watch: Anti-vaccine parents on The Magic School Bus

College Humour has released a video illustrating what would happen if you put anti-vaccine parents on the Magic School Bus.

Poverty shrinks children's brains: research

According to new research - children who grow up poor may have smaller brains and worse cognitive abilities.

South African seal rips guts out of five sharks

A photographer and shark expert witnessed a single Cape Fur seal ripping the guts out of five sharks and eating them near Cape Point.

Samsung, LG agree to end legal feuds

Samsung and LG agreed to end all pending legal disputes that had seen the South Korean electronics rivals accuse each other of stealing technology and vandalising products.

SA Sci-Tech

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Finalist criticises Mars One selection process

Amidst a tidal wave of criticism that has caste doubt on whether the Mars One mission will happen, one of the top 100 finalist has spoken out against the project.

Solar-charged electric vehicles rolled out at game reserve

Four electric vehicles have been delivered to Shamwari Game Reserve as part of a project that aims to lower carbon emissions. Four more will be delivered at a later date.


Watch: Proof that it is a snake-eat-snake world out there

MostWon posted this video on YouTube of a group of men found a giant snake with a hugely swollen stomach. Curious about what the snake had eaten, they cut it open only to find - another huge snake.

Kitty litter causes radiation leak at New Mexico nuclear waste dump

A radiation leak at an underground nuclear waste dump in New Mexico was caused by "chemically incompatible" contents, including kitty litter, that reacted inside a barrel of waste causing it to rupture, scientists said.

Costa Rica hasn't burned fossil fuels for electricity this year

The Costa Rican Electricity Institute says it hasn't used fossil fuels to supply its grid with electricity in 2015.


The new Candy Crush? Chinese language apps make learning a game

Philipp Mattheis knew his gaming app was addictive when he realised he kept checking his phone -- hooked by the brightly-coloured reminders telling him to play again or risk falling from the triple-figure level he had reached.

Research and researchers

Researchers find over 1000 genes you don't need

Researchers have unveiled the largest ever set of full genomes from a single population, Iceland, and found that there are more than 1000 genes people can live without.