11.2.2020 01:02 pm
Insects play a crucial role in maintaining healthy ecosystems and ensuring food security. This is why a group of scientists from the Stellenbosch University want to change people’s mindsets to be kinder to our insect friends.
Have you ever thought that butterflies, dragonflies and bees are essential for our well-being, and could be standing between mankind and starvation?
The Sutherland Reburials Project enabled the University of Cape Town to attempt to provide an ethical model of redress and social justice through science.
From the standpoint of evolution, in other words, Danuvius guggenmosi may have been able to walk on its hind legs in the trees before it reached the ground, not afterwards.
Are we alone in the universe? It comes down to whether intelligence is a probable outcome of natural selection, or an improbable fluke.
Ngidi and Mabapa have secured clients and hope their success encourages fellow rural businesspeople to follow suit.
Memory does not work like a video tape – it is not stored like a file just waiting to be retrieved. Instead, memories are formed in networks across the brain and every time they are recalled they can be subtly changed.
Some denounced Nasa for implicit sexism in March after the first attempt at the mission was cancelled in March.
Preceding humans on Earth by some 500 million years, the creature resembles a kind of slippery sponge.
Africa has the greatest opportunity for new connections and better datasets mean more improved products and societal benefits, the SU South Africa Summit 2019 has heard.
The 77-year-old said he felt the need to ‘kill all the statements that say ‘OK, we will go to a liveable planet if one day life is not possible on earth’.’
The discovery may hold clues about how the universe developed.
The hand is still in its development phase and will be available to the market by 2023 for about R25,000 – a fraction of the price for similar products.
Kamuysaurus japonicus, or ‘Japanese dragon god’, probably lived in coastal areas, a rare habitat for dinosaurs at that time.
Garlic’s owner said he hoped the character of the kitten clone would be like that of the original cat.