Tag : Cape Town

Physics & Engineering

3D-inspired hi-tech buoy takes African marine monitoring to new levels

A new real-time measuring buoy can change the way the maritime industry operates, writes Dirk Muller in The Conversation Africa. ——————————————————————       A hi-tech buoy...
Biology & Evolution

Fast, cheap calories may make city birds fat and sick

by Phoebe Barnard via The Conversation Change. It can creep up on us so gently that we hardly even notice it. Yet the pace of...
The Science Inside

The Science Inside: The Cape Fire

This week’s The Science Inside podcast looks into science and technology involved in monitoring and fighting the recent and devastating Cape Fire. [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/195133053″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false”...
Biology & Evolution Health & Medical Human & Social

Bringing researchers and the public together for science

Paul Kennedy
Forensics, facial recognition, psychiatry and eye health may not seem inherently connected. But they all have two things in common: they are all relevant to...
Climate & Earth

Robot to test health of ocean ‘lungs’

Sarah Wild
In a pioneering move, a wave glider has been sent out to sea from Cape Town to measure pollution around Antarctica. A team from the Council...