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 participle 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.
A National Advisory Council on Innovation shake-up is to improve communication between council and Minister Naledi Pandor amid an influx of new blood.
The economic spinoffs of high-tech ‘additive manufacturing’ are potentially massive.
There will still be processes to follow in the bilateral agreement between South Africa and Russia over the procurement of nuclear reactors.
A government-funded innovation hub is set for drastic restructuring after its budget was slashed, with a third of its staff heading for retrenchment.
Mates appear to assort on political attitudes more than any other social, behavioural or physical trait, besides religion.
The art of winemaking in South Africa owes a great deal to the men and women in lab coats, writes Sarah Wild.
Critics say that plans for the department of mineral resources to monitor the impact of shale gas operations has put it at odds with its own mandate.
Scientists turned to digital modelling to study the Dreadnoughtus dinosaur and have finally defined where our galaxy is in the universe.
The two countries have set up the Newton Fund to focus on areas such as food security, the environment, and disease prevention and control.
Scientists make a living and working organ from cells reprogrammed outside the body.