iol scitech june 8 stemcell
REUTERS

EU court opens door to stemcell patents

Europe's top court has ruled that an organism incapable of developing into a human being is not a human embryo and may be patented.

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iol scitech dec 22 ebola suits
AFP

New Ebola suits for healthcare workers

Researchers have developed a new-style outfit that is not only more comfortable, but also less likely to accidentally infect its users.

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iol scitech dec 22 traffic
INDEPENDENT MEDIA

Noise pollution 'affects one in four'

The European Environment Agency estimated that environmental noise caused up to 10 000 premature deaths in Europe every year.

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