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Semenya verdict ‘beyond absurd’
Semenya verdict ‘beyond absurd’
Professor Steve Cornelius couldn’t find the right words after hearing of the decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to reject Caster...
Scientific research is SA’s future
Scientific research is SA’s future
The recently published Mail & Guardian’s 200 Young South Africans 2018 line-up offers an interesting revelation, in that at least 40% of...
We want to promote Africa as a science-intent continent— Naledi Pandor
We want to promote Africa as a science-intent continent— Naledi Pandor
Thousands of people are set to descend on the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research in Pretoria on Thursday and Friday for the annual...
Study paves the way for Karoo lamb to join the ranks of tequila, champagne and Kobe
Study paves the way for Karoo lamb to join the ranks of tequila, champagne and Kobe
You are what you eat – even if you’re a lamb grazing on fragrant plants in the Karoo. Stellenbosch University student Sarah Erasmus has just...
Move over, Mr Einstein
Move over, Mr Einstein
Some of the brightest talents and most exciting advances in science from around the continent were on display at the Next Einstein Forum. This...
Protons are kryptonite to super material graphene
Protons are kryptonite to super material graphene
Impermeable to gases and liquids, the super material graphene can be pierced by one type of subatomic particle, according to a surprise discovery...
It lives (almost): A fake brain is born
It lives (almost): A fake brain is born
It looks like a failed attempt at a very small rainbow birthday cake, with six concentric circles of colour. But it's actually one of the greatest...
Sci-tech summit moves towards co-ordinating research in SA
Sci-tech summit moves towards co-ordinating research in SA
"The story of human progress is the story of science and technology," Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe told the country's first...
A passion for research
A passion for research
Ethel Phiri developed an interest in science at a young age and today her interest in research includes genetics, biodiversity, ­conservation,...
Publish or perish? we do just ok
Publish or perish? we do just ok
There's been a sharp -- and welcome -- increase in South African research publishing. But is it sustainable, or are we chokers?

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