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UK rolls out world's first Meningitis B vaccination programme

Britain on Tuesday became the first country to implement a vaccination programme for all newborn babies against meningitis B, which is fatal in one in 10 cases.

No way Jose? European soccer dominates South African searches

South Africa's Premier Soccer League kicked off in August - but South Africans appeared more interested in the European leagues according to Google.

Watch: Blue whale interrupts interview with whale expert

'If we protect places, they will come back and they will come back in dramatic style,' Steve Backshall said as a blue whale interrupted his interview with whale expert Doris Welch. Video posted to YouTube by BBC.

Manual for 'Worm' logo recalls NASA's change to sleeker use of space

For $79 plus shipping, you can buy a reprint of a long-obsolete federal government publication.

SA Sci-Tech

Canadian genocide - forced sterilisations widespread in 70s: researcher

The coercive sterilisation of indigenous women in Canadian health centres during the 1970s was more widespread than previously believed, with impoverished communities in the north disproportionately targeted, a researcher has found.

Dating site eHarmony aims to mix work with pleasure

As a marriage counselor years ago, Neil Clark Warren saw first-hand how incompatibility led to unhappy matches.

Hi-tech breath of fresh air

People with asthma might soon be able to predict an attack, thanks to a device developed by a student at the University of Pretoria.


File photo of NOAA satellite image of Hurricane Katrina in Gulf of Mexico

Climate ups odds of 'grey swan' superstorms

Climate change will boost the odds up to 14-fold for extremely rare, hard-to-predict tropical cyclones for parts of Australia, the United States and Dubai by 2100, researchers said Monday.

How will climate change affect your livelihood?

As the reality of global warming starts to hit home, people may ask: "How will it affect my livelihood?"

Nasa research reveals that global sea levels climbed 8cm since 1992

Sea levels worldwide rose an average of nearly 8 cm since 1992, the result of warming waters and melting ice, a panel of NASA scientists said on Wednesday.


YouTube officially launches gaming channel

After making the initial announcement in June, YouTube has officially launched its dedicated gaming app and website.

Research and researchers

NASA spacecraft has next mission after Pluto

The next destination for NASA’s Pluto probe is to be a much smaller ice ball in the outer solar system, the space agency announced Friday.