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Making minerals: Crushed, zapped, boiled and baked

Making minerals: Crushed, zapped, boiled and baked

Africa-Press - Botswana. When the penguins poop on Antarctica's Elephant Island, a little bit of magic happens in the soil. Chemical reactions produce a dull...
Missing Cryptoqueen: Is Dr Ruja Ignatova the biggest Bitcoin holder?

Missing Cryptoqueen: Is Dr Ruja Ignatova the biggest Bitcoin holder?

Africa-Press - Botswana. With crypto markets in turmoil, files seen by the BBC suggest an unlikely Bitcoin investor may have also lost a fortune...
Nearly a quarter of Earth's seafloor now mapped

Nearly a quarter of Earth’s seafloor now mapped

Africa-Press - Botswana. Slowly but surely the proportion of the global ocean floor that's been properly mapped is rising. It's now up to just shy...
Missing Cryptoqueen: FBI adds Ruja Ignatova to top ten most wanted

Missing Cryptoqueen: FBI adds Ruja Ignatova to top ten most wanted

Africa-Press - Botswana. Ruja Ignatova, also known as the "missing Cryptoqueen", has been placed on the FBI's top 10 most wanted list. The Bulgarian woman,...
Google sign-up 'fast track to surveillance', consumer groups say

Google sign-up ‘fast track to surveillance’, consumer groups say

Africa-Press - Botswana. Google is facing action from a coalition of ten European consumer organisations over the company's account sign-up process. A Google account is...
Pride: Amazon restricts LGBT goods in United Arab Emirates

Pride: Amazon restricts LGBT goods in United Arab Emirates

Africa-Press - Botswana. Online retail giant Amazon has restricted search results related to LGBT people and issues on its website in the United Arab...
Tributes paid to Oxford neuroscientist Professor Sir Colin Blakemore

Tributes paid to Oxford neuroscientist Professor Sir Colin Blakemore

Africa-Press - Botswana. Tributes have been paid to a world-renowned neuroscientist and University of Oxford professor. Professor Sir Colin Blakemore FRS, who had motor neurone...
UK-built Forum satellite will measure greenhouse effect

UK-built Forum satellite will measure greenhouse effect

Africa-Press - Botswana. A spacecraft measuring Earth's warming 'greenhouse' effect in its greatest ever detail will be built in the UK. The Forum satellite will...
Ofwat investigates South West Water over sewage discharge

Ofwat investigates South West Water over sewage discharge

Africa-Press - Botswana. South West Water is under investigation over its treatment of sewage, the Water Services Regulation Authority has announced. It joins five other...
The abortion clues that can hide on your phone

The abortion clues that can hide on your phone

Africa-Press - Botswana. After the Supreme Court overturned citizens' constitutional right to abortion in the US, there has been concern about data protection, particularly...