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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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Q&A Sessions: ‘My north star is the patient’

Rhulani Nhlaniki is Pfizer’s cluster lead for sub-Saharan Africa. As Pfizer starts phase III of the clinical trial of their Covid-19 vaccine candidate, he tells Malaikah Bophela that if it is successful, the company will ensure the vaccine will be available to everyone who needs it

Murder of anti-mining activist emboldens KZN community

Mam’Ntshangase was described as a fierce critic of mining and ambassador for land rights.

Hawks swoop down with more arrests in R1.4-billion corruption blitz

The spate of arrests for corruption continues apace in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape.

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Transport Month

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Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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