Scientists have managed to create synthetic embryos without eggs, sperm or fertilisation – but ethical discussions have begun.
Floreat is the second primary school in the country to be equipped with a 4iR stream lab, thanks to Sakhikhamva Foundation.
NASA is studying planet 55 Cancri e which is so close to its star that its clouds rain lava and its atmosphere may vaporize daily.
‘If we invest in this technology… we can provide our people with decent housing fast and end informality,’ said UJ Vice-Chancellor Tshilidzi Marwala.
Planetary-scale engineering schemes designed to cool Earth’s surface and lessen the impact of global heating are potentially dangerous and should be blocked by governments, more than 60 policy experts and scientists said on Monday.
The first nanosatellite constellation developed on the continent will be launched into space aboard the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Livestreaming is expected to start after 17:00.
Barbie and toymaker Mattel is recognising real-life female scientists with their new line of Barbie “role model” dolls.
The ACWA Power’s Redstone project, planned for Northern Cape, will be South Africa’s second central tower solar thermal plant.
Scientists conducted a meta-analysis of randomised control trials to ascertain the effectiveness of Ivermectin in treating Covid-19 patients.
“Wu’s efforts not only changed public health in China but that of the entire world”.
The department is calling for investment at a time when South Africa’s expenditure on R&D has declined for the first time in seven years.
Singapore Zoo released the first video of its lion cub Simba who was born in October 2020 after being conceived by artificial insemination.
“Gender equality is not about women and men sharing the same mindsets and behaviour. Rather, it’s about equal opportunities and rights”.
Latvian start-up Eventech are building high-precision timers by hand in the lab, to help Earth dodge asteroids.
This is the first review of its kind that gives an African perspective of the challenges that women in these fields face. They are by no means unique to Africa.
Everyone is a bit worried that artificial intelligence and the inevitable rise of the machine will steal our jobs.
Simple process can tell in less than five minutes if a person has COVID-19. An approved mass-testing device should be out late next year.
Africa’s leading research, development and innovation organisation, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), has reached a major milestone, marking 75 years of its existence
Artificial intelligence seems to be making enormous advances. It has become the key technology behind self-driving cars, automatic translation systems, speech and textual analysis, image processing and all kinds of diagnosis and recognition systems.
Human footprints in what would have been an ancient lake in Saudi Arabia indicate humans were migrating from Africa through Arabian interior.
Here is how the internet captures spam with the ‘Completely Automated Public Turing Test to Tell Computers and Humans Apart’.
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Airspeeder co-founder Matt Pearson said 2020 was a significant year for the industry with the company set to host full-scale flying car races in the Australian outback.
We’ve not done all that bad in terms of making waves globally. Check out our list of the most innovative South African inventions.
The Carnegie Mellon University is working with Facebook’s AI Research division to teach how robots new ways to navigate by applying “common sense”.