30.3.2020 05:50 pm
Researchers estimate deaths based on Chinese and Italian data. But we can take action to stop the worst outcomes.
How many people could Covid-19 kill in South Africa? Researchers at the University of East Anglia in England have used data from the Chinese and Italian epidemics to make an online tool that estimates the potential number of deaths in other countries, including South Africa.
Everyone who lives long enough is likely to experience back pain. And the cause isn’t just ageing.
Death isn’t always a topic we want to talk about, but it is a fact of life… and lots of scientists dedicate their entire careers to finding out exactly what happens after we die?
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.