Infectious diseases are a persistent threat to public health in African countries, causing millions of deaths each year.
NASA unveiled its new Mars-simulation habitat, in which volunteers will live for a year at a time to test what life will be like on Mars.
Scientists used to interpret this apparent mismatch in blood flow and energy demand as evidence that there is no shortage of blood supply.
A mathematical model played a vital role in the struggle for access to HIV medicines in the 2000s, showed that it would save of lives.
There are eight of these planets. One of them is: Earth. The others are Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune.
The Mphahlele twins want funding for their Digital XRay Goggles. Are they legit or classic examples of ‘fake it ’til you make it’?
For male northern quolls, sex is a death sentence. But what exactly causes them to die has remained a mystery.
Experts warns on the shortage of South African-produced polyvalent snake antivenom. Waiting orders takes six months.
A new study conducted by Stellenbosch University has found interesting facts about the consumption of zebra meat
Need your news quickly? Watch daily News in a minute videos from The South African YouTube page for all that you really need to know!
Scientists expanded the International System of Units (SI) for the first time this century. In future, we could see a quettabyte storage device.
A study measured how much heat 53 birds species in southern Africa could stand, it found that species vary greatly in this way.
A paralysed man was able to spell out over 1 000 words using a neuroprosthetic device that translates his brain waves into full sentences.
Finding from Harvard experiments has set off intense controversy among scientists and reignited the ethical debate over animal testing.
The large tortoise are still associated with the Galápagos Islands, off the coast of Ecuador, as well as Aldabra Island in the Seychelles.
Chameleons can be found in great numbers, that is of course if you know how to find them. So where did they all go?
Have you ever wondered how many ants there are on the planet earth? Perhaps even how many species of ants exist – find out here!
NASA is now targeting September 27 as the earliest possible launch date for its uncrewed Artemis 1 mission to the Moon.
The United States is about to launch the first mission of its return program to the Moon, Artemis. But can it be done?
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.
Grab a bucket! It could be raining diamonds on planets throughout the universe, scientists suggested Friday
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.
Plants need nutrients like nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium and we ingest these through food, before “excreting them, mostly through urine