Sarah Wild is a multiaward-winning science journalist. She studied physics, electronics and English literature at Rhodes University in an effort to make herself unemployable. It didn't work and she now writes about particle physics, cosmology and everything in between.In 2012, she published her first full-length non-fiction book Searching African Skies: The Square Kilometre Array and South Africa's Quest to Hear the Songs of the Stars, and in 2013 she was named the best science journalist in Africa by Siemens in their 2013 Pan-African Profiles Awards.
Genetics and bioethics experts are calling for a national oversight body to address critical gaps in South Africa's regulations and law.
The Southern Ocean could yield important clues about the effects of climate change.
Presenting science in a more relaxed and informal environment than the usual academic setting.
South Africa is set to launch nanosatellites that will gather valuable data before self-destructing.
Heliostats use mirrors to harness power, but storing it is tricky - and the solution is a salty one.
A funding scandal about obesity highlights the tightrope that cash-starved researchers must walk.
The jury's out on whether a new dietary programme is linked to a person's genetic make-up.
Not only are they at the mercy of publishing houses, their rights are also limited by South African law.
Over 10 000 people have signed a letter in favour of banning artificial intelligence weapons that select and engage targets without human intervention
Governments put several millions into projects such as the Square Kilometre Array and they expect "the same coming back to their national industries".