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.
Editing embryos may end up saving lives, but what does it mean for the human gene pool?
Evidence of a distant giant planet lurking secretly in our solar system is compelling, according to researchers.
Subscriptions to international journals run into the millions and the plummeting rand is "crippling" libraries and holding academics back.
Researchers who sequenced the genome of gut bacteria in the world's oldest natural mummy have cast doubt on theories about migration out of Africa.
Science continues to shift the boundaries of what we think we know and 2016 will be no exception. Sarah Wild highlights the fields to keep an eye on.
The science highlights that defined 2015.
A new initiative could see South Africa develop a range of new nanomaterials for local use and export.
A Harvard Business School study has found they may be more productive than other employees, but their deviant Machiavellianism can be ruinous.
South Africa has the means to mitigate climate change. It just needs the will.
The ambitious SKA super-telescope has sparked a burst of speed in locally developed computing, most recently with Skarab processing technology.