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Sandile Ngcobo makes light work of lasers
Sandile Ngcobo makes light work of lasers
Sandile Ngcobo, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) scientist responsible for developing the world's first digital laser,...
SA develops world's first digital laser
SA develops world's first digital laser
Researchers at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) on Tuesday announced they had developed the world's first digital...
Titanium project has global impact
Titanium project has global impact
Dark lines run like pencil marks across the sand of many South African beaches. Although many people think this is oil contamination, these lines...
Solar power: Chasing the sun is slow going
Solar power: Chasing the sun is slow going
This was not your typical car race. There was no revving of engines at the starting line, no screeching of tyres – just a gentle silent forward...
Pandor urges Southern Africa to dig deep for science
Pandor urges Southern Africa to dig deep for science
The Southern African region should spend more on science and technology, Science Minister Naledi Pandor said on Tuesday.
Life in an unhealthy climate
Life in an unhealthy climate
Krish Perumal does not look forward to Durban's summers. A ­middle-aged ­supervisor in a rubber-producing company, he was struck by asthma about...
What can your cellphone do for you?
What can your cellphone do for you?
The cellphone has become Africa's personal computer. Unable to afford computers or laptops, the vast majority of people on the continent are...
More potholes for SA's roads, says CSIR
More potholes for SA's roads, says CSIR
Motorists should brace themselves for more potholes this coming rainy season due to lack of maintenance on many South African roads, the Council...
Bosasa's tender touch
Bosasa's tender touch
The Auditor General wrote a scathing report on facilities management group Bosasa's lucrative contracts with the correctional services department...
'Humble scientist' Turton extends olive branch
'Humble scientist' Turton extends olive branch
Suspended Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) scientist Dr Anthony Turton said on Wednesday he had extended an "olive branch" to...
Suspended water researcher speaks out
Suspended water researcher speaks out
The suspension of a senior researcher by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has not stopped him from speaking out.
Attracting the brightest from all sectors
Attracting the brightest from all sectors
The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) -- a public institution established by an Act of Parliament -- in accordance with its...