Author : Elsabé Brits

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Elsabé Brits is a freelance science and health journalist. She has won several journalism awards during her career which started in 1993. Previously she worked for 21 years for Media24 at Die Burger and Netwerk24.com. She lives in Cape Town. She has written two nonfiction books: One about bipolar disorder (Kyk my in die oë, Tafelberg, 2011) and another about the life of feminist and pacifist Emily Hobhouse (Emily Hobhouse Geliefde Verraaier & Emily Hobhouse Beloved Traitor, 2016, Tafelberg). The latter won three book prizes. Twitter @elsabebrits Email: sciencebrits at mweb.co.za
Space & Astronomy Technology & Computer Science

Klein satelliet ‘billik én slimmer’

Elsabé Brits
‘n Maatskappy in Somerset-Wes ontwikkel ’n kompakte satelliet wat te koop aangebied sal word. Dr. Sias Mostert, uitvoerende hoof van Space Commercial Services Aerospace Group...
Biology & Evolution

Oplossing gesoek vir siekte wat broodbome laat vrek

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‘n Plantpatogeen waarvan die spore selfs onder water kan “swem”, val broodbome in Suid-Afrika aan. Dr. Wilhelm de Beer van die Universiteit van Pretoria se...