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South Africa wins Newton prize for ocean science and food security

The award recognises the essential contribution to research made by a team studying the Western Indian Ocean which faces an ecosystems and livelihoods disaster

Still searching for ‘the human’

It is shortsighted to promote science at the expense of the humanities.

Investing in knowledge and innovation

Real science doesn't happen in a laboratory. It happens in life.

Funding for science research diverted

A plan to boost SA's scientific research has taken a knock, after the Science and Technology Department failed to secure R180-million in funding.

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George Euvrard spoke to Athandiwe Saba about his passion for education, clues on how to solve his crosswords and the importance of celebrating South Africa.

Why prisoners are a priority in vaccine rollout

Inmates comprise a vulnerable group in society and they are meant to receive Covid-19 vaccines earlier than the general population. This has sparked debate locally and globally

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