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Cooper, the grocery assistant with AI, gives concierge service

The coronavirus pandemic has demonstrated that there is not a part of our lives that will not be affected by the technologies of the fourth industrial revolution.

Artificial intelligence is already responding to our needs

Engineering students are best prepared for the shift in gear, but they will need to learn to change lanes

Inclusivity through innovation

Special Annual Theme Award: Materials for inclusive economic development

Bionic mushrooms are a thing now

Scientists have the technology (and apparently the inclination) to make fungus better, stronger, faster

Inspired by nature

NSTF-GreenMatter Award: towards biodiversity conservation, environmental sustainability and a greener economy by an individual or an organisation

​Nanotechnology may one day unlock a mind trapped in the body

Advances are slowly being made. But is it the machine or the brain making the connections?

Nanotechnology: It pays to sweat the small stuff

A new initiative could see South Africa develop a range of new nanomaterials for local use and export.

Where there’s wool, there’s a way

Rhodes University's Professor Tebello Nyokong wants to produce students who push the boundaries of innovation.

Plenty of room at 
the bottom

Postgraduate study is as much about changing the system from below as about learning new skills.

Religious riddle of nanotechnology

Science and religion come into contact.

Big news on science of small things

NMMU opened its new R120-million Centre for High Resolution Transmission Electron Microscopy this week.

The big issue with nanotech

How has the country's 2006 strategy been communicated to the South African public?

Scientists see risks and benefits in nano foods

Scientists say they have cooked up a way of using nanotechnology to make fat-free foods just as appetising and satisfying as their full-fat fellows.

Report calls for research on nanoparticles in food

A global scarcity of scientific research on using nanotechnology in foods means food safety authorities are unable to properly regulate products.

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