IOC - SciTech Deadly cat poop causes rift in Hawaii 2016-10-17T19:12:00.000000Z Federal researchers believe feces from the legions of stray cats roaming Hawaii is spreading a disease that is killing Hawaiian monk seals. Climate change and famine 2016-10-17T14:02:00.000000Z Farmers urgently need help to adapt their methods of growing food if the world is to curb greenhouse gas emissions. Mars explorer duo on course - space agency 2016-10-17T10:12:00.000000Z European-Russian spacecraft are on course for Mars on a daring mission to find evidence of life on the Red Planet. China launches longest manned space mission 2016-10-17T09:23:10.000000Z China is sending two astronauts into orbit to spend a month aboard a space laboratory. Fracking a threat to scarce water 2016-10-13T08:09:57.000000Z Top SA advisory body warns that fracking may have devastating effect on country’s limited water supplies. Fracking raises earthquake risk – experts 2016-10-13T08:09:36.000000Z Local scientists warn that pumping water back underground could increase the risk of “significant” earthquakes. Obama hails ‘historic day’ for the planet 2016-10-06T02:12:00.000000Z A global deal to combat climate change is set to take effect after gaining key support from European nations. Rooibos, honeybush, IP innovation and super powers 2016-10-05T12:22:54.000000Z Rooibos and Honeybush, long-time luvvies of the local tea-drinking scene, have been elevated to a different class altogether. Three European scientists win Nobel chemistry prize 2016-10-05T10:31:36.000000Z Jean-Pierre Sauvage, J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard Feringa honoured for work on design and synthesis of molecular machines. ‘Historic moment’ as EU boosts Paris climate deal 2016-10-05T09:47:03.000000Z European Parliament approves Paris accord to fight climate change, which will lift it over the required level of nations to enter into force.