SAJS in the News

October 2019

8 October 2019 - Whole Foods and Exercise for better health, Western Cape Government | SAJS article

1 October 2019 - High levels of toxic waste in farm water, Daily DispatchSAJS article

September 2019

30 September 2019 - Alarm bells over toxic farm chemicals in SA water, TimesLive | SAJS article

27 September 2019 - Opening the right windows in minibus taxis could reduce the spread of TB, according to a new studyBusiness Insider | SAJS article

26 September 2019 - SA failing to control air pollutionNew Frame | SAJS articles

26 September 2019 - South Africa: SA Failing to Control Air PollutionAll Africa | SAJS articles

2 September 2019 - 5 Reasons to make Rooibos your cup of tea this heart month, Independent Trader - Africa Edition, Convenience Store Retailer, FMCG Retailer (Africa Edition), Fast Moving SAJS article

August 2019

5 August 2019 - Events like the sardine run are important indicators of climate change, The Witness, The Witness North-West | SAJS article

4 August 2019 - These scientists tracked South Africa’s sardine run over 66 years, QuartzSAJS article

4 August 2019 - Pollution rivals sea air for rust busting, Sunday Times | SAJS article

2 August 2019 - Religion 'still getting in the way of teaching human evolution', Sowetan Live, Dispatch Live, TimesLive | SAJS article

2 August 2019 - South Africa: We Tracked South Africa’s Sardine Run Over 66 Years – Here’s What We Found, Africa News | SAJS article

2 August 2019 - Ambitious plans under way for homegrown South African climate change model, BizCommunity, Farming Portal, News24, Daily Maverick, Good Things Guy | SAJS article

1 August 2019 - Cryogenic carbon capture for clean coal power generation, EE Publishers | SAJS article

July 2019

31 July 2019 - The sardine run tracked over the past 66 years – why the fish are late, The CitizenSAJS article

31 July 2019 - What’s happened to the KZN sardine run? The answer is worrying, TimesLiveSAJS article

31 July 2019 - Sardyn loop laat [Sardines run late]BeeldSAJS article

31 July 2019 - Exploring SA'S Sardine run over 66 years, Daily NewsSAJS article

31 July 2019 - Climate change threatens sardine run, IOL | SAJS article

30 July 2019 - “Drink rooibos – it’s good for your heart” – scientistsRadio, Voice of People Zimbabwe | SAJS article

30 July 2019 - We tracked South Africa’s sardine run over 66 years: here’s what we found, The Conversation Africa, MSN, eNCA, MyZA, GoSouth | SAJS article

30 July 2019 - Census geography: What constitutes the ideal output area for South Africa?, EE Publishers | SAJS article

20 July 2019 - Do not stand under a tree during lightning – And other truths, My Broadband | SAJS article

June 2019

7 June 2019 - CPUT lecturer leads breast cancer study, Cape Times | SAJS article

4 June 2019 - South African scientists use their noodles to track pesky nurdles, Daily Dispatch | SAJS article

4 June 2019 - Plagiarism increasing in SA's management circles, UJ study finds, TimesLiveSAJS article

2 June 2019 - Staying ahead of predators — not that simple, The Sunday Independent | SAJS article

1 June 2019 - Raw deal: desalinator's job is to remove salt, not sewageNoseweek | SAJS article

May 2019

31 May 2019 - Scientists look to sea for curesCape Argus | SAJS article

31 May 2019 - UWC intensify anti-cancer studySaturday DispatchSAJS article

31 May 209 - Predatory journals in the firing lineUniversity World News | SAJS article

31 May 2019 - Researchers are looking at a uniquely South African cure for cancer, BusinessTechSAJS article

31 May 2019 - How Homo naledi’s teeth are providing answers, not achesTimesLive | SAJS article

30 May 2019 - SA’s cancer-fighting sea sponges give researchers endless work, TimesLive | SAJS article

30 May 2019 - What's behind the rise in plagiarism among academics?, Radio 702 | SAJS article

23 May 2019 - OPINION: The myth of non-racialism in SA and how the ANC contributed to it through sport, News24

17 May 2019 - What causes road crashes?, Accidents.co.zaSAJS article

8 May 2019 - Why the Indian Ocean is spawning strong and deadly tropical cyclonesThe Conversation AfricaSAJS article

April 2019

10 April 2019 - Rethinking Disaster Preparedness in Southern Africa After Cyclone IdaiReliefWebSAJS article

March 2019

29 March 2019 - Why do we not grow new businesses?, bbrief | SAJS article

28 March 2019 - Graça Machel oor Idai: ‘Dis omdat die klimaat verander’ Republikein | SAJS article

25 March 2019 - Do you know what today’s consumers are eating?, Farmer's Weekly | SAJS article

February 2019

27 February 2019 - Termites are not Limpopo Goggas but Food, Shanganzine | SAJS article

12 February 2019 - Township learners struggle with science due to poor comprehension: StudySABC News Online | SAJS article

11 February 2019 - South Africa should consider closing science councils that don’t deliverThe Conversation Africa | SAJS article

11 February 2019 - Learners in poor schools not gaining from S&T projectsSciDevNet | SAJS article

8 February 2019 - Tracks in rocks tell us where ancient animals roamed in southern Africa, The Conversation Africa | SAJS article

January 2019

30 January 2019 - Eerste gefossileerde spore van talle diere in SA gevind, Maroela Media | SAJS article

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December 2018

1 December 2018 - CAT5 tropical cyclones extend claws to slash SA , Saturday Star | SAJS article

November 2018

28 November 2018 - Category 5 tropical cyclones may be headed for SA shores, Wits climate change researcher warns, Daily Maverick SAJS article

27 November 2018 - Southern Africa must brace itself for more tropical cyclones in future The Conversation Africa | SAJS article

October 2018

17 October 2018 - The reality of road accidents in South Africa, African Independent | SAJS article

September 2018

17 September 2018 - Cancer's fire connectThe Telegraph India | SAJS article

14 September 2018 - Hunger is linked to testing positive for HIV in South Africa, Avert | SAJS article

11 September 2018 - Vreemde weerverskynsel 1ste keer hier afgeneem, Netwerk 24 | SAJS article

11 September 2018 - Killer drought that ravaged SA’s bush the worst in decadesTimes Select | SAJS article

August 2018

20 August 2018 - Modern myths about cancer – from ‘chemicals’ in food to wifiThe Guardian | SAJS article

8 August 2018 - Interview: The South African Agricultural Research Council has carried out an investigation on the potential effects of GM, Channel Africa | SAJS article

7 August 2018 - I Am AN African interview: Are African studies treated with respect on a Global scale?SAFM | SAJS article

1 August 2018 - Studies from Africa are treated with disrespect‚ say South African academics, TimesLive | SAJS article

July 2018

31 July 2018 - SAJS Spotlight on Twitter

30 July 2018 - The most dangerous times on South African roads – and what’s killing peopleBusinessTech | SAJS article

30 July 2018 - This is the most deadly time to be on the road in SATimesLive | SAJS article

June 2018

25 June 2018 - Climate change report: SA’s cities urged to prepare for heat waves and floods, Business Day | SAJS article

20 June 2018 - South African scientists have discovered more than a dozen new species in the Karoo, Business Insider South Africa | SAJS article

19 June 2018 - Why it’s beneficial to organise smallholder farmers into groups The Conversation Africa | SAJS article

3 June 2018 - South Africa’s young chefs are trying to revive a food culture decimated by apartheid Quartz Africa | SAJS article

May 2018

30 May 2018 - How the SKA telescope is boosting South Africa’s knowledge economy, The Conversation Africa | SAJS article

30 May 2018 - Less food wasted in South Africa than in Europe, Phys.Org | SAJS article

27 May 2018 - White men’s voices still dominate public science. Here’s how to change this, The Conversation Africa | SAJS article

1 May 2018 - Big sky. Big science NoseWeek | SAJS article

April 2018

1 April 2018 - Fried termites - rich in protein and vitamins - are the go-to meal for many SA households, a new study shows Business Insider | SAJS article

March 2018

8 March 2018 - Mboweni serves up soul food‚ with a tip on how to eat it TimesLive | SAJS article

February 2018

23 February 2018 - Network seeks to lift African research integrity  Nature Index | SAJS article

22 February 2018 - Would you let these worms live inside you for science? Sunday Times | SAJS article

14 February 2018 - Could edible termites be next on the menu? Cape Argus | SAJS article

1 February 2018 - 'Mrs Ples' is actually a 'Mr', say researchers eNCA | SAJS article

January 2018

31 January 2018 - One of the world’s most famous fossil skulls, “Mrs Ples”, is actually a “Mr” The Conversation Africa| SAJS article

30 January 2018 - Yebo for Limpopo's Goggas, Saturday Star | SAJS article

18 January 2018 - Researchers warn 'purified' Cape Town sea water will be contaminatedMail & Guardian | SAJS article

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December 2017

5 December 2017 - Scientists urge the use of geothermal energyBusinessDay | SAJS article

4 December 2017 - Scientists sound warning over pollutants in treated sea waterTimesLive | SAJS article

2 December 2017 - Pollutant risk to seawater plant, Saturday Star | SAJS article

2 December 2017 - Who and where are the visible scientists in South Africa? Inside Education, | SAJS article

November 2017

30 November 2017 - UCT home to SA’s most publicly visible scientistsYiba | SAJS article

29 November 2017 - How an historic heart transplant created a celebrity scientist 50 years agoThe Conversation Africa | SAJS article

12 November 2017 - How barcoding is helping South Africa track its precious pollinators, The Conversation Africa | SAJS article

6 November 2017 - Africa needs to start creating its own medical technology. Here’s howThe Conversation Africa | SAJS article

October 2017

19 October 2017 - As a biodiversity hot spot, SA gets ready to glowBusiness Day | SAJS article

5 October 2017 - Few women in science: Academies partly to blameThe Herald | SAJS article

4 October 2017 - Study: South African shale reserves a fraction of previous estimatesYour Oil and Gas News | SAJS article

4 October 2017 - Too few women in science: why academies are part of the problemThe Conversation Africa SAJS article

2 October 2017 - Letter to Editor: Do not jump to premature fact-free conclusions regarding shale gasDaily Maverick | SAJS article

September 2017

29 September 2017 - 40 keer minder skaliegas in Karoo sê kennersNews24 | SAJS article

28 September 2017 - South Africa Karoo shale gas deposits seen less than earlier estimates, Reuters | SAJS article

28 September 2017 - South Arica's Karoo shale gas estimate slashedNatural Gas World | SAJS article

28 September 2017 - Karoo shale potential ‘likely highly inflated’UpStream SAJS article

28 September 2017 - Karoo shale gas deposits seen less than earlier estimates, MoneyWeb SAJS article

28 September 2017 - Fracking flop – Karoo gas estimates ‘overcooked’ in more ways than oneDaily Maverick SAJS article

28 September 2017 - Tests reveal less Karoo shale gas than expectedBusinessLive SAJS article

19 September 2017 - Predatory journals: government loses millions to articles in journals that swindle,BusinessDay | SAJS article

12 September 2017 - 'Dodgy' articles in academic journals threatens integrity of South African scienceNews24 | SAJS article

August 2017

31 August 2017 - Global warming is a reality, not a trick to hamper industrial growth elsewhere in the world, Editage Insights

29 August 2017 - Open Access in higher education in South AfricaITWebAfrica | SAJS article

25 August 2017 - SA ranks 10th in female science academiesSABC | SAJS article

19 August 2017 - Still fighting the scourge of HIV/Aids, Saturday Star | SAJS Article

3 August 2017 - Bogus academic journals undermine science in SABusinessDay | SAJS article

June 2017

8 June 2017 - Snoek vol proteïene en omega-3 met min vet – studie, Netwerk24 | SAJS article

7 June 2017 - The snoek secret is outTimesLive | SAJS article

7 June 2017 - Cape favourite snoek is good for youCape Argus | SAJS article

6 June 2017 - Snoek is the new salmon — but don’t tell health nuts!Business Day | SAJS article

May 2017

31 May 2017 - Live cruelly‚ die young: Academics count the cost of Cape Town's tidal wave of violenceTimes Live | SAJS article

19 May 2017 - Predatory journals – A threat to academic credibilityUniversity World News | SAJS article

April 2017

4 April 2017 - We’re closer to learning when humans first daubed arrows with poisonThe Conversation Africa | SAJS article

2 April 2017 - Bones of contention rock the cradle, Sunday Times | SAJS article

March 2017

30 March 2017 - ‘Little Foot’ hominid is much younger than originally thoughtEngineering News | SAJS article

29 March 2017 - Beloved ancestor Little Foot still coy about its ageTimesLive SAJS article

29 March 2017 - Little Foot net 2,8 miljoen jaar oud – navorsersNetwerk24 SAJS article

24 March 2017 - Resolving fractured debates about fracking? The shale gas industry in SAMechChem Africa SAJS article

22 March 2017 - Stormwater harvesting could help South Africa manage its water shortagesThe Conversation Africa | SAJS article

10 March 2017 - Addressing language barriers is key to student successThe Unversity World News | SAJS article

February 2017

05 February 2017 - Universities Must Counter 'Post-Truths' With Credibility, Warns AcademicHuffington Post | SAJS article

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November 2016

29 November 2016 - The phenomenon of skin lightening: Is it right to be light?Times Live | SAJS article

15 November 2016 - SAJS article on the Altmetric Top 100 for 2016Altmetric.com | SAJS article

October 2016

17 October 2016 - How dung beetles are duped into rolling and burying seedsThe Conversation Africa | SAJS article

03 October 2016 - Rumble in the caves over Homo naledi 'burial' theoryTimes Live | SAJS article

September 2016 

29 September 2016 - A new twist to whodunnit in science’s famous Piltdown Man hoaxThe Conversation Africa | SAJS article

16 September 2016 - Oldest Human Cancer Found in 1.7 Million-Year-Old BoneAustralian Network News | SAJS article & SAJS article

13 September 2016 - Fossil evidence reveals that cancer in humans goes back 1.7 million yearsThe Conversation Africa | SAJS article & SAJS article

 

August 2016

22 August 2016 - The Known: Cancer Is Really, Really Old. The Unknown: How Common It WasThe New York Times | SAJS article & SAJS article

22 August 2016 - Investing in science can help put food on Africa’s platesThe Conversation AfricaSAJS article

5 August 2016 - Varsities lead way in state researchTimes Live | SAJS article

1 August 2016 - 1.7-million-year-old fossil shows earliest known cancer in humanThe Daily SabahSAJS article & SAJS article

1 August 2016 - Oldest cancer in human ancestor found in 1.7-million-year-old boneFox News | SAJS article & SAJS article

 

July 2016

30 July 2016 - Cancer Discovered In A Million-Year-Old Fossil In South Africa, Challenges Modern Day Ideas About The DiseaseThe Inquisitr SAJS article & SAJS article

30 July 2016 - First Known Cancer Dates Back To 1.7 Million Years AgoThe News Independent | SAJS article & SAJS article

29 July 2016 - 1.7 million-year-old cancer found, the oldest yetThe Washington Post SAJS article & SAJS article

29 July 2016 - Earliest cancer ever discovered in SA, News24 SAJS article & SAJS article

28 July 2016 - Fossil tumour is oldest evidence of ancient human cancerCBC | SAJS article & SAJS article

28 July 2016 - Earliest Human Cancer Found in 1.7-Million-Year-Old BoneNational Geographic | SAJS article & SAJS article

28 July 2016 - Cancer found in ancient human ancestor's footBBC SAJS article & SAJS article

28 July 2016 - LMU scientist helps discover oldest evidence of cancer in human or human relativeNews Sentinel SAJS article & SAJS article

28 July 2016 - Vroegste bewys van kanker gevind in 1,7 m. jaar oue fossielNetwerk24 SAJS article

28 July 2016 - World's oldest example of cancer foun