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The results, published July 30 in Nature, provide insights into the moon's early history, its orbital evolution, and its current orientation in the sky, according to lead author Ian Garrick-Bethell,...
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2014/07/30 14:56
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SINGAPORE: The Government will pump in S$100 million to encourage the efficient use of energy in buildings as well as to fund research on green data centres. This was announced at the first Energy...
2014/07/30 10:32
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Pretoria — South Africa and Japan celebrate 10 years of successful science and technology cooperation this year. The decade-long relationship has seen over R85 million invested in about 50 joint...
2014/07/29 14:16
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This is the focus of two Research Chairs supported by the South African Research Chairs Initiative. Professor Haroon Bhorat at the University of Cape Town has dedicated his research since 2008 to...
2014/07/29 11:15
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The National Research Foundation’s (NRF) South African Research Chairs Initiative (SARChI) is making an important contribution to the country’s pursuit of solutions that address the delivery of water...
2014/07/28 14:34
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This image from the Hubble Space Telescope shows the galaxy cluster MCS J0416.12403 one of six being studied by the Hubble Frontier Fields programme. A team of researchers used almost 200 images of...
2014/07/23 21:31
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Graphene, a material that consists of a lattice of carbon atoms, one atom thick, is widely touted as being the most electrically conductive material ever studied. However, not all graphene is the...
2014/07/22 15:15
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Aedes (Coetzeemyia) may not mean much to the uninitiated, but to Professor Maureen Coetzee of the University of the Witwatersrand it represents recognition of her work studying malaria mosquitoes over...
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Postgraduate studies are undertaken for a variety of reasons. Some students may wish to embark on a career in academic research. Others may want to enhance their skills, change their career focus or...
2014/07/22 14:15
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The ratio of black and female postgraduate students funded by government should be significantly increased, Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor told Parliament during her department’s budget...
2014/07/22 12:39
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... —Fuel cells are a promising, non-polluting way to power cars, but their platinum catalysts are so expensive that there's no way current technology could be economically scaled up for...
2014/07/22 08:34
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Transforming the demographic profile of staff will be a priority for the new vice-chancellor of the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Picture: Jacques Naude Durban - Transforming the demographic profile...
2014/07/21 20:42
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Now, for the first time, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania have used a cutting-edge microscope to study the relationship between the atomic geometry of a ribbon of graphene and its...
2014/07/21 13:17
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Study Links Enzyme to Alzheimer’s Disease Available for logged-in reporters onlyCitationsJournal of Experimental Medicine, Vol. 211, No. 8; 2010-0020234; 2011-0019356; 2012M3A9C6049913;...
2014/07/18 08:40
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Singapore— The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) awarded more than 120 scholarships and fellowships at today’s Scholarship Awards Ceremony. The scholarships were presented by...
2014/07/16 06:08
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The Human Frontier Science Program Organization (HFSPO) is pleased to welcome Singapore as a new contributing country to the Program. Singapore's entry into the HFSPO was decided at the Board of...
2014/07/15 15:18
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New Feathered Dinosaur From China Sheds Light on Dinosaur Flight An international research team including Stony Brook scientist Alan Turner detail how Changyuraptor yangi helps explain the role of...
2014/07/10 10:30
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Africa's first accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) facility was unveiled by Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor at the iThemba Laboratory for Accelerator-Based Sciences at the University of...
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Health researchers secure Qatar project funding Professor Derek Stewart from Robert Gordon University's (RGU) School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences leads a multi-national research team which aims to...
2014/07/09 07:09
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Singapore has introduced a slew of initiatives as part of efforts to become a technology hub. Steve Leonard, executive deputy chairman of the government-backed Infocomm Development Authority (IDA),...
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