Emperor Penguins are living indicators whose population trends can illustrate the consequences of climate change.
The new strain has been classified as HIV-1 Group M, subtype L, and can be traced back to the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Robots used to be restricted to heavy lifting or fine detail work in factories, but that is changing.
Hordes of brain-munching undead terrorising neighborhoods make for fun television and movies, but zombies could never be real. Or could they?
Climate-fuelled flooding will affect two-thirds of the World’s population, with China, Bangladesh, India, Vietnam, Indonesia and Thailand at risk.
Where was the evolutionary birthplace of modern humans? The East African Great Rift Valley has long been the favoured contender – until today.
As the old aphorism has it, only two things are certain in life: death, and taxes. But while death may be inevitable, it does throw up a number of uncertainties – like what should be done with your body.
Climate change awareness in Africa remains low; a study from research institute Afrobarometer in August said that four in 10 Africans have never heard of climate change.
The Western Cape is entering the summer season – its driest, given that rains fall in the winter. Fears have been mounting that this year’s fire season might be the worst on record.
The event will be held on 12 October 2019.
The surgeon is responsible for controlling the robotic-arm.
Cloud computing – the delivery of sophisticated information technology capabilities over the internet – could play a crucial role in both innovation and efficiency in Africa.
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.
Russia’s world first floating nuclear power station on Saturday completed a 5 000-kilometre Arctic transfer to the country’s far east, the Rosatom nuclear agency said.
The device is able to jump from the sea into the air like a flying fish using a water-reactive fuel.
Artificial intelligence is making sequencing faster, cheaper and more accurate while machine learning algorithms that improve with experience are accelerating our ability to compare large, complex DNA sequencing data sets and interpreting its meaning.
It is important, from both an ecological and socio-economic stance, to develop low-cost housing solutions that are inherently comfortable and environmentally sustainable.
The turtle tracks were spotted by author Jan De Vynck and his colleagues on a large rock surface in 2016.
Scientists have long been concerned about the potential collapse of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet and its contribution to global sea level rise. Much of West Antarctica’s ice lies below sea level, and warming ocean temperatures may lead to runaway ice sheet retreat.
The aim of Kimberley E.J. Chapelle’s research has been twofold: better understanding and describing the anatomy of Massospondylus, as well as understanding how it grew as it aged.
Escorted by three helicopters, Zapata glided across the water in the early morning light.
The potential of the quantum computer programme far exceeds traditional computing power and will be used in a wide variety of research fields.
The secret weapon in fighting deadly diseases could be just off South African shores. The team from UWC believe this sponge could help develop a cure for cancer.
Scientists have made a new discovery that might make it a bit more complicated to trace life on Mars. But it does sound pretty cool – material from outer space most likely played a role in building earth.
Construction of Stellenbosch University’s new Biomedical Research Institute (BMRI) commenced this week and should be completed by 2022.