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3 Jan 2017
Bacteria found in remote Siberian caves could lead to fresh sources of antibiotics needed in the fight against drug-resistant superbugs
31 Dec 2016
A London brewery offers beer lovers the chance to personalise their pint according to their DNA profile
30 Dec 2016
Migrant workers building soccer stadiums in Qatar's desert heat are to be given 'cooling' hard hats to reduce their body temperature and risk of suffering heat stroke, tournament organizers said.
29 Dec 2016
28 Dec 2016
Sports scientists from London say they've proved that running during the cooler winter months puts less strain on the body and can help athletes boost their performance.
27 Dec 2016
A giant South Korean-built manned robot that walks like a human but makes the ground shake under its weight has taken its first baby steps.
24 Dec 2016
Engineers build a device that automatically blends wine to the user's taste, letting them customise their tipple based on simple terms like full-bodied or light, dry or sweet.
20 Dec 2016
Israeli company develops a fully autonomous drone to secure energy sites. Based on real-time computer vision technology, the drone conducts security and inspection tasks at sensitive infrastructure sites.
20 Dec 2016
A university professor in Chile has developed a green-coloured artificial skin from algae that can breathe.
30 Jun 2016
CEO, ChopUp Games, Zubiar Abubakar, talks about gaming from a Nigerian point of view at NITEC 2016. He also addresses the need to create a distribution hub for games in Nigeria similar to the Alaba market.

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Africa's biggest football tournament is on in Cameroon and Rwanda's Salima Rhadia Mukansanga is the first woman to referee a match at the AFCON tournament. Salima took charge of the Zimbabwe vs Guinea game on January 21 and managed the men with grace and firmness.
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The US saw 7% year-over-year price increases in December, the largest hike in nearly four decades. This comes as omicron threatens to snarl supply chains once again.
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Bilingual schools across France are struggling to find people who can teach in German as English becomes more popular. A group of parents have set up a recruiting agency to help the government.
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Dozens of Chinese jets entered Taiwan's air defense zone, the island's officials said. Taiwan responded by scrambling its own fighter jets and activating missile defense systems.
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Hosts Cameroon overcame a resilient, goalkeeperless Comoros team 2-1 to progress to the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations on home soil. But the result was overshadowed by events which took place outside the stadium in Yaoundé, where a stampede tragically claimed at least eight lives. Earlier in the day, Gambia's dream run continued as they edged out Guinea, winning their first ever knockout game in their maiden tournament. The Scorpions will go head-to-head against Cameroon at the Douala stadium on Saturday for a place in the semi-final. Jean-Emile Jammine is joined by Sports Editor Simon Harding and James Vasina.
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Aid agencies fear the Pacific island nation of Tonga may run out of drinking water because sources were contaminated after the recent volcanic eruption. New Zealand and Australia are shipping supplies to the area but they will not arrive until Friday.