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Diagnosing Heart Attacks with Thermometer-like Device Scientists have developed a simple, thermometer-like device that could help doctors diagnose heart attacks with minimal materials and...
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2015/05/25 15:29
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Addis Ababa — The African Commission on Nuclear Energy (AFCONE) concluded, today, it's Fifth Ordinary Session at the African Union (AU) Headquarters, in Addis Ababa. The Session started yesterday, 18...
2015/05/25 15:15
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Government departments will in future co-fund academic research chairs with the department of science and technology, Naledi Pandor, the science and technology minister, told the Mail & Guardian after...
2015/05/22 08:30
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Good morning, ladies and gentlemen of the media. Thank you for taking time off your busy schedules to be with us this morning, ahead of my department's Budget Vote at the Old Assembly Chamber at...
2015/05/22 08:30
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The Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor, will brief the media in Cape Town on 21 May to highlight the priority areas of the Department of Science and Technology (DST) for the 2015/16...
2015/05/22 05:15
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Cubes, slightly smaller than loaves of bread, are the new manna in heaven, and are being launched into orbit in increasing numbers. CubeSats are box-shaped versions of nanosatellites but, weighing...
2015/05/21 09:39
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The wool from the Egtved Girl's clothing, the blanket she was covered with, and the oxhide she was laid to rest on in the oak coffin all originate from a location outside present-day Denmark. The...
2015/05/18 10:41
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Studying at UCT is expensive and many students struggle to pay the fees, though both the university and the state do try to support students. In the fifth and final part of our series on UCT and...
2015/05/15 13:34
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APThis is an undated photo provided by Celgene of blue 200 milligram and tan 100 milligram capsules of Thalomid bearing a warning symbol that it is not to be used by pregnant women. Thalidomide, a...
2015/05/15 06:15
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You might have heard of smart bugs – viruses that have mutated and become resistant to ordinary antibiotics. But there is another, less well-known microscopic substance that is dangerous to human...
2015/05/14 11:42
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At the end of April, as part of a press tour organized for a few international journalists, I was lucky enough to have the chance to visit MIT’s labs in Singapore, the result of an alliance between...
2015/05/07 14:41
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Thermometer-like Device Could Help Diagnose Heart Attacks Inspired by the simplicity of alcohol and mercury thermometers, the researchers created a similarly straightforward way to detect...
2015/05/05 16:29
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The racial composition of lecturers and researchers at UCT is one of the most heated topics of debate when it comes to the university's transformation. In the fourth article in our series, we report...
2015/05/04 16:54
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Overactive neurons in the front of the mouse brain, shown in green, trigger excessive release of the brain chemical dopamine, which causes motor abnormalities. Photo credit – Soderling lab, Duke...
2015/05/03 14:42
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This process of film deposition is common for traditional semiconductors like silicon or gallium arsenide -- the basis of modern electronics -- but Cornell scientists are pushing the limits for how...
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