5 Reasons the world went crazy about #HomoNaledi

[NEW EPISODE] Not sure what all the hype and controversy was about? Here’s our 5-point guide to #HomoNaledi, this decade’s biggest archaeological find. Like what you saw? Subscribe to our YouTube channel for locally-sourced brain food hot off the SciBraai coals About The SciBraai Show The SciBraai Show helps you avoid awkward silences and boring conversations…

Evolution Day – the SciBraai round-up

Darwin apparently described South Africa as dull and uninteresting when he first visited, but we know today, thanks to many a #SAscienceHero, that SA’s evolutionary history is anything but boring. Below is our round-up of Evolution Day, hosted by Wits on 20 June 2015. Prof Francis Thackeray says Charles Darwin called SA a dull and un-interesting…

Bringing researchers and the public together for science

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 the public, and they are all grounded in basic science. These were the topics of discussion at Thursday’s Science Awareness Day, hosted by the Department of Science and Technology (DST),…