Genetics and bioethics experts are calling for a national oversight body to address critical gaps in South Africa's regulations and law.
The "other" Korean electronics giant, LG, came out with guns blazing last week, unveiling a family of fiercely competitive new smartphones.
A recent report has revealed that hackers are obtaining compromising material and then holding it hostage until their demands are met.
Presenting science in a more relaxed and informal environment than the usual academic setting.
The Southern Ocean could yield important clues about the effects of climate change.
Heliostats use mirrors to harness power, but storing it is tricky - and the solution is a salty one.
South Africa is set to launch nanosatellites that will gather valuable data before self-destructing.
The number of active domains ending in co.za has surpassed the one million mark since the first URL was registered in June 1992.
Samsung faced a big challenge for its latest product launch. It had a big answer in its S6 edge+ and Note 5, writes Arthur Goldstuck.
We are sexually omnivorous and not programmed for monogamy. But most of us prefer choosing one special somebody over an endless stream of nobodies.
A funding scandal about obesity highlights the tightrope that cash-starved researchers must walk.
Mobile security team discovers a vulnerability in Android that allows applications to gain illegitimate privileged access rights.
The jury's out on whether a new dietary programme is linked to a person's genetic make-up.
A major challenge when travelling internationally is to remain connected without breaking the bank.
Opera Software’s latest State of the Mobile Web report has revealed that the Philippines is the most active country on social media.
Strands are thinner, conduct electricity better than copper and are 1 000 times stronger than steel, but lighter.
Get in on the science debate, says Mail & Guardian's science editor Sarah Wild.
A lack of high-energy fat in the big cats' diets may cause depression.
Scientists are keen to figure out how exactly plants are able to defend themselves and why some are better at it than others.