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The Science Inside

The Science Inside: The Cape Fire

AdminBraai
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”...
Human & Social Policy & Development

Does Joe Public still trust science?

AdminBraai
By Marina Joubert Trust in science as an institution is deeply rooted in modern societies, but it has to be questioned whether this is also...
Human & Social Policy & Development

SA, UK spearhead R500-million fund for joint scientific research

Sarah Wild
Scientific partnerships are about “finding things that matter to both our societies”, Professor Robin Grimes, chief scientific adviser in the United Kingdom’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office,...
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...
Biology & Evolution

West Coast’s Heaviside’s dolphins are all family

Engela Duvenage
The sight of an albino Heaviside’s dolphin off Hondeklipbaai during one of her sampling trips along the West Coast is one that she will always...
Agriculture

Banking on SA’s livestock genes

Engela Duvenage
A small article in the Farmers’ Weekly brought the 22-year old Ernst Lebogang Jonkers to the Innovation Hub in Pretoria for a day-long discussion on...