Turning Waste into Materials for the Trip To Mars

Mars is a long way off. Space agencies planning a mission there have estimated that sending six crew members to the Red Planet would take about 916 days.

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Woman That Follow a Mediterranean Diet May Live Longer

Women who eat a Mediterranean-style diet may live longer than those who don't, according to new study that looked at one marker of aging. 

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Shocking Insight On Electric Eels

The electric eel is one of those animals that can strike fear into people's hearts, even though it lives a relatively peaceful life in the tepid waterways of South America. 

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New Lava Lake in The Congo

Explosions of fiery lava fountains and plumes of poisonous gas, a new lava lake has appeared atop one of Africa's most active volcanoes.

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Rand weaker vs dollar, risk aversion set to wane
The rand edged weaker against the US dollar on Monday following a week of volatile trade.
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Mantashe ‘concerned’ about Sars
“An institution like Sars should be above suspicion,” says ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe.
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Bond sales at their lowest level
SOUTH African corporate bond sales slid to the lowest level since 2009 as African Bank Investment’s failure drove up borrowing costs and spurred companies to cancel debt plans.
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China trade almost doubles
CHINA’S ambassador to Mozambique says trade between the two countries increased to nearly $3 billion (R34.7bn) this year.
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Igesund welcomes break
Gordon Igesund breathed a sigh of relief as his SuperSport United outfit picked up a crucial victory in their final match of the year.
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I don’t need to rotate squad - Jose
Despite the abundance of world-class talent at his disposal, Jose Mourinho has resisted the temptation to fiddle with his starting line-up too much this season.
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No way back for desperate KP
England's resolve to move on without Kevin Pietersen remains as strong as ever despite his desperate Twitter pleas.
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Windies boot veterans for ODIs
The West Indies selectors have caused a major surprise in leaving out a trio of big names for the upcoming one-day international series against Sout Africa.
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Poison mushroom family buried
Emmanuel Mthethwa stood firm, tears falling silently down his face as the remains of his entire family were lowered at the Olievenhoutbosch cemetery.
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Indonesia jails cleaner over school sex abuse
A cleaner was jailed for seven years over the sexual abuse of a young boy at one of Indonesia's most prestigious international schools.
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Paralympian denied access at nightspot
A wheelcair-bound man was denied access to a club's dance floor because the manager felt other patrons might trip over him.
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China promises care for HIV-positive boy
China's health ministry has promised to provide medical care and a living allowance for a HIV-positive boy, 8, targeted by villagers.
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