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45 days ago
White lies lead to serious deception
White lies lead to serious deception

A new study finds tha telling small lies opens up a slippery slope that can lead to much larger deceptions.

53 days ago
Climate change and famine
Climate change and famine
International

Farmers urgently need help to adapt their methods of growing food if the world is to curb greenhouse gas emissions.

6 October 2016, 04:12am
Obama hails ‘historic day’ for the planet
Obama hails ‘historic day’ for the planet
World

A global deal to combat climate change is set to take effect after gaining key support from European nations.

5 October 2016, 2:22pm
Rooibos, honeybush, IP innovation and super powers
Rooibos, honeybush, IP innovation and super powers
Business News

Rooibos and Honeybush, long-time luvvies of the local tea-drinking scene, have been elevated to a different class altogether.

5 October 2016, 12:31pm
Three European scientists win Nobel chemistry prize
Three European scientists win Nobel chemistry prize
Scitech News

Jean-Pierre Sauvage, J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard Feringa honoured for work on design and synthesis of molecular machines.

4 October 2016, 12:41pm
Nobel physics prize awarded for work on exotic matter
Nobel physics prize awarded for work on exotic matter
World

Scientists David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz were awarded this year's Nobel Prize in physics for work ...

3 October 2016, 11:21am
UK experts on brink of HIV cure
UK experts on brink of HIV cure

A new treatment has resulted in all signs of HIV disappearing from a 44-year-old man's body.

29 September 2016, 11:10am
Human beings: Natural born killers
Human beings: Natural born killers

Humans are both social and territorial, two of the characteristics that increase the likelihood of a species killing each other

26 September 2016, 04:11am
Poaching: Africa’s elephant population tumbles
Poaching: Africa’s elephant population tumbles
Environment

Africa's elephant population fell around 20 percent between 2006 and 2015 because of a surge in ivory poaching.