Science and technology

 
​Integrate science, don’t segregate it
​Integrate science, don’t segregate it
COMMENTColonisation is defined as “the action or process of settling among and establishing control over the indigenous people of an...
​Afrocentric science can be liberatory
​Afrocentric science can be liberatory
One of the key demands of the student protests is the need for universities to transform the curriculum and provide decolonised education.
Women in tech talk about marginalisation and how to shatter glass ceilings
Women in tech talk about marginalisation and how to shatter glass ceilings
Kim Kardashian doesn’t spring to mind when talking about women thriving in the tech world. She should.
Jazz and cocktails send SA scientists into Orbit
Jazz and cocktails send SA scientists into Orbit
Waiters in white lab coats dispense smoking cocktails to patrons in Braamfontein's Orbit jazz club, while a scientist in front of a rapt audience...
IBM research lab to work with the cool kids
IBM research lab to work with the cool kids
Multinational research company IBM announced on Friday that it will be opening a research laboratory, in collaboration with the University of...
Government plays matchmaker between innovators and business
Government plays matchmaker between innovators and business
Tuesday marks day one of South Africa's first “innovation bridge” in Pretoria, a Department of Science and Technology event to match-make...
Eye on the SKA will enable us to map the entire universe
Eye on the SKA will enable us to map the entire universe
In the coming decades, humans will, for the first time, have comprehensive maps of the universe, says Roy Maartens, professor and research chair in...
SA, UK form Newton Fund to boost science and technology projects
SA, UK form Newton Fund to boost science and technology projects
"It's a milestone in the science and innovation co-operation between our two countries," Science Minister Naledi Pandor said at Parliament in Cape...
A diary of science indulgence - day four
A diary of science indulgence - day four
Sarah Wild is attending the Euroscience Open Forum 2014 in Copenhagen as a guest of the department of science and technology.
Science highlights: Regretful rats and plastic rocks
Science highlights: Regretful rats and plastic rocks
Rats regret bad restaurant choicesRegret was thought to be a uniquely human emotion, but scientists have shown that this is not...
Goldilocks, meet Godzilla
Goldilocks, meet Godzilla
Scientists have a good idea of where to find habitable planets. A certain number of provisos have to be met: it must have an atmosphere and be in the...
SKA upbeat, despite Germany's withdrawal
SKA upbeat, despite Germany's withdrawal
Germany has pulled out of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Organisation, a blow to the project that plans to build the world's largest radio...

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