Mia Shanley

Mia Shanley works from Dallas, TX. A Californian and digital nomad setting up shop in Dallas, Texas. Seasoned ex-Reuters correspondent open for freelance work. Mia Shanley has over 670 followers on Twitter.

Nobel prize for discovery of brain’s internal GPS

The discovery solves the problem of how the brain creates a map of the space surrounding us and how we navigate our way through a complex environment.

Twin blasts hit Sweden

In what Sweden's government is calling a terrorist attack, a man was killed in a blast with threats referencing controversial cartoons and Afghanistan.

Americans, British-Cypriot win 2010 economics Nobel

A British-Cypriot and two Americans won the 2010 economics Nobel on Monday for work helping explain unemployment and job markets.

Test-tube baby pioneer wins Nobel prize

British physiologist Robert Edwards, whose work led to the first "test-tube baby", has won the 2010 Nobel prize for medicine.

WikiLeaks builds a legal shield in Sweden

Two young Swedes hammer away at computers in a space that is part garage, part college dorm, littered with cables and Coke cans.

Press Releases

World Aids Day

Huge strides have been made, but the fight against HIV is far from over, and Covid-19 has disrupted testing and treatments

How to get the most money for your old iPhone towards a new one

Cash in your old iPhone to upgrade to a new one or get a reduced rate on your monthly contract from your service provider

Gender-Based Violence

In South Africa, women live in fear. It’s difficult to speak out against the patriarchal system, but many have done so, and continue to do so

POWER Business #OnTheMoney talks to Risenga Maluleke, South African Statistician-General

If Stats SA is to really have timely data that’s accurate and remains relevant then we need to make sure that the institution is strengthened

Dr Sumy Thomas: Deciphering the human puzzle, from the inside out

The Discovery Foundation MGH Fellowship Award recipient for 2020 will focus on internal medicine, particularly the endocrine system of patients affected by HIV

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story