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Q&A Sessions: ‘I should have fought harder for SA vaccine’ — Salim Abdool Karim

Professor Salim Abdool Karim talks to Nicolene de Wee about his responsibility as head of the ministerial advisory committee tasked with guiding the government’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Dear Cyril, sign the Copyright Amendment Bill

Reasonable time has now passed for you to act, say the signatories of this open letter to the president and Cabinet ministers

Kristine Guillaume becomes Harvard Crimson’s first black woman editor

The twenty-year-old will take over the helm of the only daily paper in Cambridge, Massachusetts next year

Scientists push back against Harvard ‘alien spacecraft’ theory

Oumuamua, the first interstellar object known to enter our solar system, accelerated faster away from the Sun than expected

Global warming reduces protein in key crops: study

Without protein, growth is stunted, diseases are more common and early mortality is far more likely.

Bomb threat hoax leads police to Harvard University student

A Harvard student has been charged for a bomb threat hoax that led to the evacuation of four buildings, in an apparent bid to skip a final exam.

Pakistani girl shot by Taliban honoured at Harvard

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban, has been honoured by Harvard University.

Hidden levers of science are set to become more accessible to all

South Africa’s Academy of Science is helping to usher in the new by joining global open access.

The business end of philanthropy

Bryan Phillips is part of a group of 30 Henley MBAs who arrived in Cape Town last month to help five NGOs to improve relationships.

Tunisia embraces pragmatic Islam

Flanked by the flags of Tunisia and his Islamist party, Rachid Ghannouchi, known by followers as "the Sheikh", is ­avuncular and professorial.

Towards schooling that transforms

The education we offer many learners is not providing an escape from poverty.

Annual light comedy

World rankings of universities are worthless, argues UCL provost <b>Malcolm Grant</b>, because they cannot possibly capture tertiary diversities.

‘The world has lost a bright light’

Celebrated United States cancer researcher Judah Folkman, who demonstrated the link between blood-vessel growth and tumours becoming malignant, died on January 14 at 74 of an apparent heart attack, the Boston hospital where he worked said. He died in Denver, Colorado, while en route to Vancouver, Canada, to give a lecture.

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