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.
Science backs up what Africans have known for centuries – morogo is a good, healthy food.
Using Africa’s national parks, scientists have garnered essential information which will help refine their understanding of Earth's climate.
The only known planet inhabited exclusively by robots, Mars may become the only other planet in our solar system colonised by humans.
You’re not doing your company any favours by coming to work when you’re ill, experts warn.
Scientists are collecting information from all over the world to create an accessible database of Earth's biodiversity.
Information on a scale and of a type never seen before calls for a new kind of analysis and research.
Most South Africans can't afford nutritious meals and the state is letting school-food schemes down.
South Africa's children are bearing the brunt of increasing food prices – and the effects may be permanent.
Researchers have revealed details of the recently discovered Homo naledi – a species with characteristics eerily similar to humans.
Human tissue could be a medical game changer, but thorny ethical roadblocks must be navigated.