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”.
Two staff members from the University of the Free State (UFS) were nominated for the Science Oscars for their outstanding work and contributions to science over the years.
Ministers of education, science and technology from several African countries have met to prepare a response to COVID-19 in terms of interventions in education, science and technology.
The insight offered by the new study comes from studying maps of Pluto’s shape and features.
The dates for TechCrunch Disrupt SF, the Early Stage SF and the TC Sessions have been confirmed. Here’s what you need to know.
Is this a glimpse into South Africa’s future? The battle against COVID-19 could be won by occasionally lifting lockdown restrictions.
Professor Salim Karim is one of the top medical minds in South Africa – so his recent comments about lockdown have, ironically, come under the microscope.
A remarkable combination of artificial intelligence (AI) and biology has produced the world’s first “living robots”.
With CES 2020 taking Las Vegas by storm earlier this year, Statista’s crunched the numbers to determine where the tech world convenes every year. Here are the results.
The theme for the Fifth Science Forum South Africa is, ‘Igniting conversations about science for innovation with impact”.
Robots used to be restricted to heavy lifting or fine detail work in factories, but that is changing.
Fancy putting a lekker, local twist on your iPhone? Here’s how you can download a South African accent for Siri. And yes, the jokes are already flying.
Scientists aren’t ruling out a second tremor hitting Durban on Thursday, but they have had to dismiss a few claims that simply are no truth to them.
Are we alone in the universe? It comes down to whether intelligence is a probable outcome of natural selection, or an improbable fluke.
Disrupt SF is an authority on game-changing technologies and revolutionary innovation. This year’s event takes place from 2 to 4 October.
Southern Africa boasts an extensive record of palaeo-art, and South Africa’s Cape south coast, stretching eastward along the coast from Cape Town, contains one of the richest Middle Stone Age archaeological records in the world.
Something mysterious happened nearly half a billion years ago that triggered one of the most important changes in the history of life on Earth.
Snap, the company that created the social media app Snapchat, is taking another bite at the smart spectacle cherry.