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3D-printed prosthetic limbs: the next revolution in medicine
3D-printed prosthetic limbs: the next revolution in medicine
John Nhial was barely a teenager when he was grabbed by a Sudanese guerrilla army and forced to become a child soldier. He spent four years...
​IBM calls on SA youth to pursue science and technology
​IBM calls on SA youth to pursue science and technology
COMMENTNearly a century ago, IBM established its first operations in Africa, playing a vital role in the continent’s economic development...
Are you ready for a camera injection? It's tiny!
Are you ready for a camera injection? It's tiny!
German engineers have created a camera no bigger than a grain of salt, that could change the future of health imaging – and clandestine...
Brain implant restores paralyzed man's finger movements for first time
Brain implant restores paralyzed man's finger movements for first time
U.S. researchers announced Wednesday the invention of a brain implant that allowed a man with paralyzed arms and legs to restore his finger, hand...
Game-changing technology for blind people - at a price
Game-changing technology for blind people - at a price
"There are many things I want to be when I grow up," 12-year-old Jonas Ndlovu says in his soft voice. "When I was doing grade three, I wanted to be...
Biometric technology won't yield fair elections
Biometric technology won't yield fair elections
South Africa stands out on the continent as one of the few countries where biometric voter registration is not high up on the agenda.
How SA can spread renewable energy to low-income areas
How SA can spread renewable energy to low-income areas
There has been a rapid decline in the costs of solar and wind power, to such an extent that both technologies are now cheaper than nuclear or
Minimum wage could spark a technology boom
Minimum wage could spark a technology boom
ANALYSIS
Zambians go google-eyed
Zambians go google-eyed
Head bent and thumbs moving, Tresford Himanansa's attention is fixed on his Samsung Galaxy phone. He swipes and types effortlessly, but swap the...
The geeks shall inherit the earth
The geeks shall inherit the earth
Dr Idriss Aberkane (29) is emphatic about many things.

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