Scientists in China have genetically modified human embryos that has re-ignited the debate over the ethics and safety of genetic therapies.
A survey reveals that 3G is overtaking 2G as the primary cellular technology, with 4G accounting for 56% of mobile data traffic by 2019.
Arthur Goldstuck presented a talk via Skype at the Professional Speaker’s Association of Southern Africa on the new "smart audience", here's key tips.
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The Sirex wasp and its deadly passenger have brought the prospect of ruin to the pine industry, but geneticists have a shrewd plan to fight back.
Arthur Goldstuck considers the various formats and price tags of the new high-end phones that have arrived in South Africa in the past few months.
Facebook, the parent company of WhatsApp has announced a Send button that allows users to send their Facebook statuses and news to WhatsApp users.
A team led by Prof Hongjie Dai at Stanford University made a breakthrough by accidentally discovering that graphite made a good partner to aluminium.
The robots will help minimise trauma and damage to the patient by aiding surgeons in minimally invasive operations, giving operators greater accuracy.
They will end our reliance on other countries' satellites and provide useful data in key areas.
Tim Cook has called on US legislators to rethink their support of so-called religious freedom laws.
The only planet inhabited entirely by robots is revealing interesting facts as little rovers trundle across the surface of the Red Planet.
The giant radio telescope will attempt to answer some of humanity's most enigmatic questions.
Fortunes could be saved from going down the drain by extracting gold and precious metals from poo, scientists suggest.
SurveyMonkey's CEO unravels realities behind Big Data, and explains the two distinct kinds of data that need to be collected, writes Liron Segev.
A legacy programme captures South Africa's active involvement in scientific research in Antarctica and the Prince Edward Islands since World War II.
American researchers think it will help to get rid of senescent cells, that were previously thought of as inert instead of trouble-causers.
During Terry Pratchett’s first visit to SA in 1999, he revealed the secret to the gadgets that helped mould the technology of his Discworld.
Researchers in Stellenbosch have developed a cheap but sustainable way of providing electricity to shack dwellers.