SAJS in the News

June 2022

13 June 2022 - COVID-19: Death risk in SA differed depending on where people were hospitalised, Spotlight reposted on Times Lives , All Africa, News24 and Daily Maverick | SAJS article

08 June 2022 - Lockdowns ‘no longer necessary’, News24| SAJS article

05 June 2022 - The numbers have spoken: Covid-19 illuminated and heightened inequality, Times Live| SAJS article

04 June 2022 - WC government push for a complete end to all Covid-19 and lockdown restrictions., Full View| SAJS article

03 June 2022 - Push to end all Covid and lockdown restrictions in South Africa, Business Tech reposted on Affluencer and Head Topics| SAJS article

03 June 2022 - Did lockdown do more harm than good? Professor Jonathan Jansen thinks so, 702 reposted on MSN and Cape Talk| SAJS article

03 June 2022 - Western Cape Govt pushes for removal of COVID-19 restrictions, The South African | SAJS article

03 June 2022 - Scientific study finds that lockdowns had little effect on stemming Covid-19 deaths, SA Labour News | SAJS article

02 June 2022 - SA’s Covid restrictions failed to prevent virus transmission, leading experts say, News24 reposted on Head Topics | SAJS article

02 June 2022 - Intellectual Property Framework Responses to Health Emergencies – Options for Africa, Info Justice| SAJS article

02 June 2022 - Pandemic sidelined top women academics, Research Professional news| SAJS article

May 2022

24 May 2022 - Cyclones and More Frequent Storms Threaten Africa, Africa Center for Strategic Studies  | SAJS article

April 2022

21 April 2022 - Nigeria is missing out on nanotechnology opportunities, University World News | SAJS article

20 April 2022 - Nanotechnology has much to offer Nigeria but research needs support, The Conversation Africa | SAJS article

11 April 2022 - UK-kundige vereer vir studie op Afrika-dinosourus se voetspore, News 24 | SAJS article

09 April 2022 - The Dilemma Facing South Africa as a Hub for African Doctoral Students, Science Matters Magazine | SAJS article

07 April 2022 - Outstanding Article Award for research paper on African dinosaur footprints, UCT News reposted on All Africa and India Education Diary| SAJS article

06 April 2022 - Marine Seismic Surveys for Hydrocarbon Exploration in South Africa: What’s at stake?, Green Building Africa | SAJS article

March 2022

31 March 2022 - Appeal for South African research into seismic ocean surveys, Research Professional News | SAJS article

30 March 2022 - Stop oil and gas exploration madness SA scientists urge government, Daily Maverick
reposted on MSN South Africa, Head Topics and EGSA | SAJS article

February 2022

18 February 2022 - Three suspects behind the Piltdown Man fossil hoax, Mail & Guardian reposted on Thought Leader | SAJS article

18 February 2022 - Citizens and the environment, BirdLife South Africa February 2022 Newsletter | SAJS article

01 February 2022 - “Eve’s footprints” discovered near Langebaan? Researchers weigh in, Cape Town Etc | SAJS article

January 2022

30 January 2022 - Ancient human tracks on South Africa’s west coast: 3 reasons they are an exciting find, The Conversation Africa reposted on News Break, Phys.org, Raw Story and All Africa | SAJS article

23 January 2022 - Cyclone considered likely over Mozambique Channel and coast, Africa Ports | SAJS article

10 January 2022 - Africa’s polluters dodge the bullet, Mail & Guardian | SAJS article

09 January 2022 - How to make your own hand sanitiser that works, My Broadband | SAJS article

December 2021

19 December 2021 - Meet South Africa’s Superhero scientists Cosmic Dawn, Bones and Nitro, Mail & Guardian | SAJS article

13 December 2021 - Tooth cavities provide unique ecological insight into living primates and fossil humans, Mirage News | SAJS article

12 December 2021 - More than half of hand sanitisers lie about alcohol content — so make your own, My Broadband | SAJS article

12 December 2021 - Tiny shot hole borer beetle is causing big problems, Mail & Guardian reposted on Head topics | SAJS article

12 December 2021 - Nie alle handreinigers is gelyk nie, wys navorsing by UP, Rapport| SAJS article

10 December 2021 - This pseudoscience movement wants to wipe germs from existence, Popular Science | SAJS article

08 December 2021 - South African sanitisers: Barely a quarter meet WHO virucidal standards, Medical Brief| SAJS article

08 December 2021 - Hand sanitisers in and around Tshwane are substandard, study finds, TimesLive reposted on Sowetan Live | SAJS article

08 December 2021 - An African violin? New study tests which indigenous woods could make one, The Conversation reposted on Tech Xplore, Science The Wire and Toronto Telegraph| SAJS article

07 December 2021 - Proper investment, biodiversity stewardship crucial for SA’s ecological infrastructure, Stellenbosch University reposted on Yiba | SAJS article

07 December 2021 - University of Pretoria study finds that some hand sanitisers are substandard, Eye Witness News reposted on MSN, News365| SAJS Article

06 December 2021 - Low alcohol, commercial hand sanitisers found to be sub-standard, Pretoria News reposted on Cape Times, Independent Online, Cape Argus | SAJS article

06 December 2021 - University of Pretoria study reveals hand sanitisers in and around Tshwane to be substandard, Social TV | SAJS article

06 December 2021 - Sanitisers sold in Tshwane not up to standard, study finds, News24 | SAJS article

06 December 2021 - Sanitisers in Tshwane not to WHO standards – expert, Rekord reposted on Comaro Chronicle, Ridge Times, Highway Mall, Soweto Urban, Kempton Express, Fourways ReviewGermiston City News, Brakpan Herald, Heidelberg/Nigel Heraut, Southlands Sun, Ladysmith Gazette, Springs Advertiser, Northern Natal News, Lowvelder Online, Benoni City Times, Northcliff Melville Times, Capital Newspapers, Bedfordview Edenvale News, Kathorus Mail, Rosebank Killarney Gazette, Alex News, Midrand Reporter, Southern Courier, Berea Mail Online, South Coast Herald, South Coast Sun, Mpumalanga News, Middelburg Observer, Northglen News, Randfontein Herald | SAJS article

06 December 2021 - Tshwane residents using dodgy hand sanitisers - study, The Citizen reposted on OFM| SAJS article

05 December 2021 - Afrika kry dalk sy eie viool ‘vir ánder musici’, Netwerk24 | SAJS article

November 2021

30 November 2021 - Preliminary results show there are ways to fight borer beetle, Stellenbosch University | SAJS article

21 November 2021 - Two killed, ten injured after lightning strike at football field, The Citizen reposted on Full View and News 365 | SAJS article

October 2021 

07 October 2021 - Red tape is choking biodiversity research in South Africa. What can be done about it?, The Conversation Africa reposted on Foreign Affairs NZ and Phys.org | SAJS article

September 2021 

14 September 2021 - The Greatest Shoal on Earth: Scientists discover why sardines run, Daily Maverick reposted on MSN South Africa | SAJS article

04 September 2021 - South African discovered dinosaur could help demystify the life of the famous T-Rex, Mail & Guardian | SAJS article

August 2021 

22 August 2021 - Pottery dating reveals the origins of Venda, Mail & Guardian | SAJS article

15 August 2021 - Klip River’s ‘holy water’ a danger, Mail & Guardian reposted on Head Topics | SAJS article

08 August 2021 - Companies are grasping at straws, Mail & Guardian | SAJS article

June 2021

24 June 2021 - The greatest shoal on earth: It’s all eyes on the KZN coast for the anticipated arrival of the annual sardine run, Daily Maverick | SAJS article

20 June 2021 - Other’s eyes ‘see’ for blind student, Sunday Times | SAJS article

16 June 2021 - An odyssey in search of ochre, New Frame | SAJS article

10 June 2021 - Remembering Tania Douglas: a brilliant biomedical engineer, academic and friend, The Conversation Africa reposted on All Africa, MyZA, and Global Advisors | SAJS article

01 June 2021 - African men most at risk of fatal burns finds SA Journal of Science, Cape Times | SAJS Article

May 2021

28 May 2021 - Madagascar May Be Stronghold for Ancient Fish With 420-Million-Year History, Smithsonian Magazine | SAJS article

27 May 2021 - COVID-19 stories by children, Leadership reposted on The Cable  All Africa and Daily Maverick | SAJS article

27 May 2021 - Lightning Detection System a Life-Saver for Rural Communities, Yiba | SAJS article

26 May 2021 - Madagascar may be a secret stronghold for 'living fossil' fish, Live Science | SAJS article

25 May 2021 - The risks of tree plantation in grassland and non-forest areas, Mongabay | SAJS article

25 May 2021 - LEADERSHIP, Venturion In Historic Collaboration With UNICEF To Produce Special Newspaper For Children’s Day, Leadership | SAJS article

24 May 2021 - Advent of gillnets has led to significant numbers of coelacanth captures, Phys.org | SAJS article

23 May 2021 - What Is The “Four-Legged Fossil Fish” Found In The Indian Ocean?, Hit News Industry | SAJS article

21 May 2021 - 'Fossil Fish' known as 'Old Fourlegs', once thought extinct, found alive, JOE | SAJS article

21 May 2021 - Fish Species Believed to Have Gone Extinct With the Dinosaurs Found Alive, Inside Edition | SAJS article

20 May 2021 - Rare Fish Species That Existed Over 420 Million Years Ago Discovered in Indian Ocean, Nature World News | SAJS article

19 May 2021 - Extinct Fish Species That Existed Over 420 Million Years Ago Found Alive in the Indian Ocean, People | SAJS article

18 May 2021 - Fish That Predates Dinosaurs, With History Dating Back To 420 Million Years, Caught Alive, Republic World | SAJS article

17 May 2021 - 'Four-legged fossil fish' predating dinosaurs found alive in Indian Ocean, TRT World | SAJS article

15 May 2021 - ‘Extinct’ Fossil Fish Thought To Have Lived 420 Million Year Ago Found Alive, Unilad | SAJS article

15 May 2021 - Coelacanths: Four-Legged "Living Fossil" Fish Found in Madagascar, Science Times | SAJS article

14 May 2021 - 'Extinct Fossil Fish' Dating Back 420 Million Years Found Alive in Madagascar, News Week | SAJS article

14 May 2021 - Wildlife farming vs Creecy’s panel, Mail & Guardian | SAJS article

12 May 2021 - Ghost fish: after 420 million years in the deeps, modern gillnets from shark fin trade drag coelacanths into the light, Mongabay | SAJS article

12 May 2021 - ‘Bad science’: Planting frenzy misses the grasslands for the trees, Mongabay | SAJS article

06 May 2021 - Publishing should be for social and disciplinary impact, University World News | SAJS article

02 May 2021 - Viral load: Why e-devices are making our kids sick, Times LIVE South Africa | SAJS article

April 2021

04 April 2021 - 'We need all hands on deck for vaccinations' - experts, Times LIVE South Africa | SAJS article

March 2021

10 March 2021 - Two SAMRC scientists help highlight the urgency to solve planetary emergencies and secure humanity’s future, South African Medical Research Council | SAJS article

February 2021

23 February 2021 - A new twist to whodunnit in science's famous Piltdown Man hoax, Middle East North Africa Financial Network | SAJS article

22 February 2021 - Somers in SA raak langer, Netwerk24 - Landbou.com | SAJS article

18 February 2021 - Pandemic hits children hard, Stellenbosch University | SAJS article

15 February 2021 - Five principles that should guide future DNA ‘editing’ in South Africa, The Conversation Africa reposted on Global Advisors, All Africa, Biz Community | SAJS article

10 February 2021 - COVID-19 has made Prof Abdool Karim a media celebrity, Medical Brief | SAJS article 1, SAJS article 2

04 February 2021 - COVID-19: How some scientists became media stars, University World NewsSAJS article 1, SAJS article 2

January 2021

29 January 2021 - What South African policymakers want, Research Professional News| SAJS article

29 January 2021 - Global south researchers ‘carry a hidden burden’, Research Professional News | SAJS article

25 January 2021 - 4 Desserts Made for Summer in South Africa, Roodepoort Record | SAJS article

20 January 2021 - SA should build 95 000 wooden houses a year – new study explains why, Building and Decor | SAJS article

December 2020

05 December 2020 - Three years on, the shot-hole borer continues to eat away at SA’s trees, DailyMaverick | SAJS article

01 December 2020 - The South African Journal of Science celebrates the International Year of Plant Health, International Society for Plant Pathology Newsletter (Dec 2020)| SAJS articles

01 December 2020 - Suggested Reading: November/December issue of the South African Journal of Science dedicated to the International Year of Plant Health , International Year of Plant Health Newsletter (Nov 2020)| SAJS articles

November 2020

27 November 2020 - National Science and Technology Forum, Mail&Guardian | SAJS partnership with NSTF award winners

26 Novemeber 2020 - Aardbewings: die aarde wat skud en rammel – wat van Suid-Afrika?, LitNet | SAJS article

23 November 2020 - South Africa is now having longer summers, Independent Online reposted on DFA | SAJS article

19 November 2020 - 'The Greatest Shoal on Earth': Protecting South Africa's sardine run, CNN reposted on Plus Financials | SAJS article

October 2020

30 October 2020 - Sosiale media en die Afrikaanse leefwêreld uit ’n navorsingsoogpunt, Litnet | SAJS article

25 October 2020 - Dirty air kills 476 000 newborns, Mail&Guardian | SAJS article

22 October 2020 - New fossil tracks belonging to human ancestors found in South Africa, The Conversation Africa reposted on SA People News, Go South and All Africa | SAJS article

18 October 2020 - Benefits of red meat ignored in shift towards plant-based diets, Mail&Guardian reposted on Technology Times Pakistan | SAJS article

13 October 2020 - Israel and UFS, Voices360 reposted on Independent Online | SAJS article

12 October 2020 - Integrity of science crucial in pandemic times, Stellenbosch University | SAJS article

10 October 2020 - OPINION | Covid-19 peer-review of research: Integrity of science crucial in pandemic times, News 24 | SAJS article

08 October 2020 - Publish, profit, predate, perish and peer review, University World News | SAJS articles

04 October 2020 - Why flushing scarce water into the sea, ‘the world’s biggest toilet bowl’, makes no sense, Daily Maverick | SAJS article

01 October 2020 - Online as the ‘new normative’ will damage public interests, University World News | SAJS article

September 2020

30 September 2020 - SA’s summer lasts for six months, say researchers – and starts earlier in Joburg than in Cape Town, Business Insider SA | SAJS article

29 September 2020 - Tracking Early Modern Humans in South Africa, Popular Archaeology | SAJS article

28 September 2020 - New study shows sustainable wood-based housing market possible in SA, Cape Business News | SAJS article

28 September 2020 - SA could build 95,000 wooden houses a year – here’s why it should, according to a new study, Business Insider SA| SAJS article

28 September 2020 - Sustainable wood-based housing market possible in SA, Stellenbosch University reposted on News 24, Eikestad Nuus,Transport and Construction, Leading Architecture & Desig, Table Talk and TimberIQ| SAJS article

23 September 2020 - Breaking the plastic wave - South Africa’s strategy to solving plastic pollution, Engineering News | SAJS articles

22 September 2020 - Insanitary tradition of fouling Cape Town’s seas, New Frame | SAJS article

22 September 2020 - Council for Geoscience starts deep drilling in Karoo basin, Mining Weekly | SAJS article

19 September 2020 - Night-time driver safety tips, Car Insurance - Arrive Alive | SAJS article

08 September 2020 - MAXIM® Quattro stel ’n nuwe standaard teen saailingsiektes, Landbouweekblad | SAJS article

August 2020

20 August 2020 - South Africa might be past its peak, but a world of uncertainty awaitsDispatch Live | SAJS article

12 August 2020 - HE during Covid-19: Not business as usual, UNISA | SAJS article

9 August 2020 - Responses to COVID-19 require inputs from every angle of people’s lives, The Conversation Africa | SAJS articles

3 August 2020 - Neglecting HIV and other diseases during Covid-19 pandemic will have ‘devastating impact’, warn experts, Independent Online  | SAJS article

July 2020

31 July 2020 - Poor living conditions leave Kliptown residents vulnerable to Covid-19, Independent Online | SAJS article

2 July 2020 - Mammal data unlocked for Karoo ‘shale gas’ region, SANBI | SAJS article

June 2020

28 June 2020 - Floating litter booms are now on Cape Town's rivers to help fight plastic waste, Business Insider | SAJS article

06 June 2020 - Renewed call to end plastic pollution, Independent Online | SAJS article

03 June 2020 - You are what you eat – including plastic, Newframe | SAJS articles

June 2020 - 'Why are black South African students less likely to consider studying biological sciences?', Commentary by Nicoli Nattrass, view media mentions here | SAJS article

May 2020

26 May 2020 - Transparency on pay could close the gap for women, FAnews | Reposted on Limpopo Business Online, Skills Portal, After12 Magazine, Bedfordview and Edenvale News, GoodThingsGuy, IT-Online, BizCommunity and TALENT360 | SAJS article

March 2020

31 March 2020 - Fossil track sites tell the story of ancient crocodiles in southern Africa, The Conversation Africa | Reposted on AllAfrica , GoSouth and HeritageDaily | SAJS article

03 March 2020 - The human and environmental cost of discarded food, Daily Maverick | SAJS article

February 2020

11 February 2020 - OPINION: Mind the (gender) gap in STEM fields, News24 | SAJS article

11 February 2020 - Roars of outrage at move to allow wildlife genetic tweaks, Times Select | SAJS article

January 2020

31 January 2020 - Keeping Animals' Diversity, Genome Web, | SAJS article

29 January 2020 - South Africa: wild animals at risk of 'genetic pollution', The Guardian | SAJS article

29 January 2020 - South Africa’s move to allow farming of lions and other wildlife is a bad idea, scientists say, Science | SAJS article

December 2019

15 December 2019 - 'Forgiveness not good for all women', Sunday Times | SAJS article

15 December 2019 - Smartwatches help students beat the system, Sunday Times | SAJS article

15 December 2019 - South African students cheat with smartwatches and copy-paste skills, My Broadband | SAJS article

November 2019

28 November 2019 - Large classes and language barriers fuel SA plagiarism, trio claims, Research Professional News | SAJS article

5 November 2019 - Open windows cut risk of minibus TB, SciDevNet | SAJS article

October 2019

25 October 2019 - Team effort needed to conserve South Africa’s natural heritage, Green Times | SAJS article

24 October 2019 - Prioriteite vir die bewaring van plante en diere uitgestippel [Priorities for the conservation of plants and animals outlined], Netwerk24 - Eikestad Nuus | SAJS article

23 October 2019 - Can climate change have an impact on NHI?, South African Medical Research Council | SAJS article

23 October 2019 - South Africa needs team effort in conserving natural heritage, Bizcommunity | SAJS article

23 October 2019 - Environment: joint effort call, Cape Times| SAJS article

19 October 2019 - How climate change will hit healthcare sector, IOL, Saturday Star, MSN, HeadTopics, Safrica24| SAJS article

11 October 2019 - The grand scheme of things, The Sunday Times (first, second and final edition) - Port Elizabeth (first, second and final edition), KwaZulu-Natal (first, second and final edition), Cape Town (first, second and final edition) | SAJS article

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, MENAFN| 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