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South African hearing app grows its reach

Download the hearZA app and test yourself and two friends' hearing via your smartphone. The innovation is from a South African team and is...

Infographic: Khi Solar One

Khi Solar One is Africa's first concentrated solar power plant. Situated outside of Upington in the Northern Cape, the 140-hectare plant will produce 50 megawatts of power by using 4 200 concave mirrors to reflect and concentratea large area of sunlight onto a small area on a 205 metre tower.

 

An artist's impression of the earth's surface billions of years ago.

South African fossils shed light on life without oxygen

Life on earth needs oxygen to survive, right? Maybe not. A South African scientist and his colleagues have discovered the remains of giant bacteria...

South African satellite ready for lift off

A nanosatellite built in South Africa will be sent to space early next year to collect data for atmospheric research as part of the...

New app helps reporters tell a better story

Cadet journalists, community reporters, activists and others interested in reporting on a news story and submitting it to a community newspaper can now make...

Women clean up at cleantech awards

Melissa Javan3 November 2016Three South African small and medium enterprises (SMEs) will attend the Cleantech Open Global Forum in San Francisco, US, in February...

Hydrogen fuel cell technology proving fruitful

Hydrogen fuel cell technology can be the green future of power generation. Two Department of Science and Technology projects are designed to prove the...

Forensics can stop illegal trade of ivory

At CITES CoP17 in Johannesburg, scientists and investigators showed how they were using forensics to fight illegal ivory trade and poaching of Africa’s elephants.African...

South African teen wins big at Google Science Fair

South African Kiara Nirghin was named the winner of the Grand Prize at the annual Google Science Fair, announced in Mountain View in the...

Gallery: White Lions of Timbavati

With the CITES CoP17 World Wildlife Conference taking place in Johannesburg from 24 September to 5 October 2016, we bring you a collection of...

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