Tag : South African science

Science books

CT expert’s latest children’s book on Africa’s dinosaurs

Engela Duvenage
Cape Town palaeontologist Prof Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan is as at ease in front of international academic audiences talking about her research into the microscopic structure of...
Agriculture Animal Science

The UCT prof who helped save the bluefin tuna

Engela Duvenage
Later this month, Professor Doug Butterworth will be formally honoured by the Emperor of Japan with the Order of the Rising Sun for contributing to...
Health & Medical Space & Astronomy

Die nierdokter wat 51 lewens gered het

Elsabé Brits
Tien jaar gelede het dr Elmi Muller die eerste nieroorplantings in Suid-Afrika op MIV-positiewe ontvangers gedoen. Sy het sedertdien al 51 sulke oorplantings gedoen. Ten...
Biology & Evolution

Homo Naledi goes virtual

AdminBraai
Thanks to funding received from the Royal Society of South Africa, Scibraai will be publishing a few new science stories in the coming months by...
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Prof Trefor Jenkins: a good man in Africa

AdminBraai
When the Ford Foundation and the Oppenheimer Family Trust agreed, in 2004, to make a joint Endowment Grant to the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits)...
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Jonathan Jansen: the talented transformer

AdminBraai
Professor Jonathan Jansen doesn’t enjoy being in the media limelight. “I used to, but now I think it’s a drag,” says the former Vice-Chancellor of...