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Monday, 29 November 2021 05:44

What not to do: ban travel. Scenes at South Africa’s OR Tambo International airport after the first flight bans were announced. Phill Magakoe / AFP via Getty Images Shabir A. Madhi, University...

Monday, 29 November 2021 05:43

Shutterstock Gail Iles, RMIT University A NASA spacecraft the size of a golf cart has been directed to smash into an asteroid, with the intention of knocking it slightly off course. The test...

Tuesday, 23 November 2021 18:54

  A prize for the taking. Shutterstock/fifg Leon Davis, Teesside University and Dan Plumley, Sheffield Hallam University When FIFA picked Qatar as the first Middle Eastern country to host the...

Tuesday, 23 November 2021 18:54

  The Supreme Court hears a case on Dec. 1, 2021, regarding a Mississippi abortion law that poses a legal challenge to Roe v. Wade. (Photo by Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images Morgan Marietta,...

Saturday, 20 November 2021 10:28

  A fighter loyal to the Tigray People’s Liberation Front. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis Gloria Emeagwali, Central Connecticut State University U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is warning that...

Thursday, 18 November 2021 18:50

  If a satellite is destroyed, the debris fans out in orbit and poses serious threats to other satellites or crewed spacecraft. ESA/ID&Sense/ONiRiXEL via WikimediaCommons, CC BY-SA Wendy...

Thursday, 18 November 2021 18:49

  Alessondra T Speidel, Karolinska Institutet Emerald Robinson, the White House correspondent for the conservative news network Newsmax, recently tweeted that Moderna’s COVID vaccine contains...

Tuesday, 16 November 2021 20:08

  Ethiopian Orthodox pilgrims at Lalibela, Ethiopia. In Pictures Ltd./Corbis via Getty Images Mohammed Girma, University of Roehampton Ethiopia is at war with itself —- all over again. Again,...

Tuesday, 16 November 2021 20:07

  Anticipating when cancer cells become resistant to treatment can help oncologists more quickly adjust their therapies. CHRISTOPH BURGSTEDT/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY via Getty Images Anuraag...

Monday, 15 November 2021 19:26

  Efforts to reduce tensions between the Koreas, like the 2018 inter-Korean summit, are frequently the target of disinformation campaigns in South Korea. AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon K. Hazel Kwon,...

Friday, 12 November 2021 09:13

  Former South African President FW de Klerk photographed in Pretoria in 1989. EPA-EFE/Walter Dlhadlha (AFP/via Getty Images), via Christi van der Westhuizen, Nelson Mandela University Few...

Thursday, 11 November 2021 09:21

  US tech company’s search for the right result proves fruitless. viewimage Renaud Foucart, Lancaster University Google is being fined €2.4 billion (£2.1 billion) for hindering competition in...

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Monday, 29 November 2021 05:44

What not to do: ban travel. Scenes at South Africa’s OR Tambo International airport after the first flight bans were announced. Phill Magakoe / AFP via Getty Images Shabir A. Madhi, University...

Thursday, 18 November 2021 18:49

  Alessondra T Speidel, Karolinska Institutet Emerald Robinson, the White House correspondent for the conservative news network Newsmax, recently tweeted that Moderna’s COVID vaccine contains...

Thursday, 11 November 2021 09:20

  ImageFlow/Shutterstock Ana Valdes, University of Nottingham Most people with COVID don’t end up in hospital, but some groups get a very severe form of the disease. As early as the first...

Monday, 01 November 2021 16:24

  Of the more than 1.6 million TB deaths recorded every year, more than 75,000 are in South Africa alone. Noah Seelam/AFP via Getty Images Indira Govender, Africa Health Research Institute...