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2014/08/28 06:16
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One of South Africa’s most famous fossil finds, the Taung Child, is still a candidate as a modern human ancestor, despite new evidence showing that it does not have modern human-like skull features,...
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2014/08/26 05:15
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Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande this week expressed confidence that the new vice-chancellor-elect of the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Albert van Jaarsveld, would continue the...
2014/08/26 04:56
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SINGAPORE: The Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) will set up a Monitoring and Operations Control Centre to help the government guard against, and respond swiftly, to security threats. This will...
2014/08/24 12:15
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Critics call basic education a “crisis” but the government says it is improving. But a research paper from Stellenbosch University in 2012, titled Effective Enrolment, found that, “while 98% of grade...
2014/08/20 13:56
2014/08/20 13:56
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SINGAPORE: The National Environment Agency (NEA) says some heavy users of energy may not have to wait long to see the returns from their efforts to save energy. This follows the agency's initial...
2014/08/20 03:40
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The research findings described in this media release can be found in the Journal of Clinical Investigation Journal, under the title, “DEAD-box Helicase DP103 Defines Metastatic Potential of Human...
2014/08/15 07:34
2014/08/15 07:34
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Albert van Jaarsveld has been named as the new vice-chancellor of the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Durban - Albert van Jaarsveld has been named as the new vice-chancellor of the University of...
2014/08/14 17:34
2014/08/14 17:34
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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 - Dr Albert van Jaarsveldt, the chief...
2014/08/13 12:39
2014/08/13 12:39
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Nanyang Technological University's (NTU) start-up, Blacksmith Group, has launched a 3D printer that can also scan items into virtual models. Named the Blacksmith Genesis, the device allows users...
2014/08/04 01:56
2014/08/04 01:56
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SINGAPORE: Local gaming company Garena has been valued at US$1 billion (S$1.25 billion) in a United States-based report – putting it way ahead of other tech companies here – as the Singapore tech...
2014/07/30 18:42
2014/07/30 18:42
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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,...
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
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...
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