Sat, 17 August, 2019

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New Research Shows Diet Could Possibly Positively Influence Cancer Treatment

Diet is already a key part of managing diseases like diabetes and hypertension, but new research adds to a growing body of...

Southern White Rhino Born At US Zoo, Could Help Save Species

A southern white rhino conceived through artificial insemination was born at the San Diego Zoo in what was called a historic milestone...

Sea Lion Gets Swallowed Whole By Humpback Whale In Accidental Encounter

In what is said to be a world-first, incredible images of a sea lion being swallowed whole by a humpback whale have...

We Know How To Save Lives In Disasters – Why Don’t...

"Calling hurricanes, floods, wildfires, and extreme heatwaves 'natural' obfuscates our human responsibility. It lets us off the hook for the death and...

Why I Started Walking People

We've all heard of dog walkers. How about People Walkers? Crazy idea? The more you think about it, the larger the implications,...

KZN Snake Catcher Has Hands Full As Mating Mambas Invade Home

It's a dangerous job but someone has to be a mamba-catcher. It's mating season for the snakes and males habitually fight over...

The Moon Now Has Hundreds Of Artifacts. Should They Be Protected?

Three rovers, six US flags, dozens of probes that either landed successfully or crashed, tools, cameras and trash: the Moon is dotted...

No. You Cannot Touch My Hair!

“My seven year old self learnt to tell people what I thought they wanted to hear. By the age of eight I’d...

Men Who Eat Yoghurt May Have Lower Colon Cancer Risk

Men who eat at least two servings a week of yoghurt may be lowering their risk for colorectal cancer, a recent study...

There’s A Global Sand Crisis And No One Is Talking About...

As an investigative journalist, Vince Beiser is always looking for the next fascinating story.Wired Magazine sent him...

Selfies: 5 Times More Deadly Than Shark Attacks

Selfies, which have become a global sensation in the last decade or so, have remarkably killed five times more people than shark...

SpaceX Launches Falcon Heavy Rocket With 24 Satellites

SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket on Tuesday from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, carrying 24 experimental satellites in what Elon Musk’s...

Opinion: What Could Help Young People Find Jobs In South Africa?

Zoheb Khan, University of Johannesburg; Lauren Graham, University of Johannesburg, and Leila Patel, University of JohannesburgThe recent contraction...

Sex Robots: The Truth Behind The Headlines

Sex robots are front page news: newspapers say they are threatening our relationships, opening a Westworld-like scenario, substituting women, spurring violence and...

Have Race Relations Improved In SA? South Africans Surveyed Think So

A recent poll by the Institute of Race Relations (IRR) shows that more black South Africans believe that race relations have improved...

Something To Ponder

Marikana – We Must Not Forget16th August 2012, 34 miners lost their lives during a strike that was meant to pressurise for better wages from their...

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