Tag : University of Pretoria

Agriculture M&G's Science Voices

Science Voices: Meatless Mondays might be harmful in SA

Is skipping out on a meaty meal to save the environment doing more harm than good? Nicolette Hall, a PhD candidate at the University of Pretoria,...

Beefing up efforts to breed with cattle

Engela Duvenage
Beef cattle farmers will be able to fine-tune their selection and breeding programmes even further thanks to the research efforts of veterinarian Dr Dietmar Holm...
Health & Medical M&G's Science Voices

SCIENCE VOICES: The sleeping pill that wakes up damaged brains

Between our love for contact sports and our shocking road traffic injury figures, South Africans are at the troubling end of head trauma statistics, writes...
Health & Medical Space & Astronomy

Fancy toothpaste with a local flavour?

Engela Duvenage
Earlier this year, Prof. Namrita Lall of the University of Pretoria received the Order of Mapungubwe – South Africa’s highest honour – in recognition of her...
Health & Medical Human & Social

Hear hear for the hearScreen app

Engela Duvenage
To do a hearing screen test on each and every Grade 1 learner entering the South African school system is easier said than done. Current...
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...