Titanium: metal of the future

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Michael Oluwatosin Bodunrin Wits University South African researchers are poised to fundamentally change the titanium industry, through developing a way to make less expensive titanium. […]


The goggas in your wine

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Judy Lombard Stellenbosch University Freshly pressed grapes, which become the wine in your glass, are crawling with micro-organisms. From bacteria and fungi to yeasts, these […]


Know your (immune) status

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Tamika Fellows Rhodes University A smartphone retrofitted with an affordable sensor device could give people the power to track their immune status in the comfort […]


Namibia’s fairy footprints

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Andries van der Walt University of Pretoria A lone Gemsbok guards the wire gate to the Namib-Naukluft national park. Beyond it, ocre sand stretches into […]


Number the stars

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Antonio Peters Rhodes University It looks like a faded old photograph: a reddish-black background peppered with pale orange specks. The dots, which are different shapes, […]


Editorial 2016

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Sarah Wild Science Today editor South Africa needs science literacy as much as it needs scientific and technical skills. If people are not exposed to […]

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