Science Voices

‘Plebs’ finally get to understand a bit of ‘lab-coat lingo’

Writing about their research in last year's Science Voices supplement has been beneficial to the 28 young scientists involved. Participate this year!

Making plant fibres flame-retardant might make them fly.

There is renewed interest in natural materials, as recyclability and environmental safety become more important in manufacturing and consumables.

Satellites can help save the environment

In 10 years, Thohoyandou in Limpopo has become unrecognisable.

The fundamental ties that bind also confuse the world’s chemists

It seems chemists are always out to make life harder for matric students and science undergraduates.

The climate behind human evolution

Investigating past climate change and its human impact.

Unique local genetic problem needs a unique local solution

Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a muscle-wasting disease that causes paralysis, is one of the most common genetic causes of infant death in the world.

Astrophysical jets in distant galaxy could teach us physics

At present, technology can only aid us to see so much, but that could change soon.

Comrades in arms with gum trees

Defense mechanisms of plants and trees ensures their survival.

Meatless Mondays might be harmful in SA

Is skipping out on a meaty meal to save the environment doing more harm than good?

‘Insect farming’ a possible industry for rural communities

For some southern African communities, stinkbugs are a culinary delicacy.

Understanding trees, light and grass helps to manage bush encroachment

Bush encroachment poses major challenges for animals and other species.

The sleeping pill that wakes up damaged brains

?Between our love for contact sports and our shocking road traffic injury figures, South Africans are at the troubling end of head trauma statistics.

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The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories