For male northern quolls, sex is a death sentence. But what exactly causes them to die has remained a mystery.
A study measured how much heat 53 birds species in southern Africa could stand, it found that species vary greatly in this way.
Finding from Harvard experiments has set off intense controversy among scientists and reignited the ethical debate over animal testing.
Stellar nursery, Tarantula Nebula has been captured by Nasa’s Webb telescope revealing well detailed features – and boy is it breath taking!
A new study has found dancing chimpanzees not only have their own styles, some even prefer straightforward rock beats.
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.
An international team of astronomers announces a first image of a supermassive black hole at the centre of Milky Way galaxy.
An Italian doctor went on trial; in Sweden on Wednesday, charged with assault for performing experimental procedure
Goldfish may have short memories but, according to an Israeli university study, they might be able to drive.
Scientists on Tuesday announced the discovery of an exquisitely preserved dinosaur embryo from at least 66 million years ago that was preparing to hatch from its egg just like a chicken.
A Japanese billionaire returned to Earth Monday, after 12 days spent on the International Space Station where he made videos about performing mundane tasks in space including brushing teeth and going to the bathroom.
The future is here… and it’s weird. A new ‘robot dog’ has been unveiled by the University of Johannesburg, sparking a mixed reaction from the public.
After stepping away from COVID duties with the South African government, Professor Salim Abdool Karim has now got the call from the WHO.
If last year was all about a virus, it seems 2021 is planning a ‘time travel’ story arc for us. Here’s what you need to know about a ‘negative leap second’.
NASA ruled out the possibility of the Apophis asteroid hitting earth in 2068 on Friday. It passed the planet earlier this month.
A new altitude record was set during a rocket launch in Overberg this week, and one South African minister has hailed the event as a ‘game-changer’.