The debate about gene editing will help shape the future of the human race. But how should the discussion get started?
There is a need to move from conventional cancer treatments to more targeted and personalised therapies.
Legislation as well as academic research governance bodies have failed to safeguard the rights of participants from Africa in genomics research.
Bioinformatics can be applied to a range of problems, such as understanding the genome sequence of organisms or coming up with new drugs.
That future is one of ever-changing data, analytics and computer infrastructure.
Africa is known to be where humans originated. This makes it the most genetically diverse region in the world. Diversity in other populations represents a subset of the diversity within Africa.
The aim is to discover, develop and facilitate delivery of anti-malarial medicines to help tackle the burden of malaria in endemic countries and support malaria eradication.
Low-cost titanium alloys in South Africa could be used in non-aerospace sectors, such as car parts, medical devices, implants, jewellery and kitchen appliances.
Cloud computing can play a crucial role in helping African countries reach sustainable development.
The sounds our ancestors made are important because they teach us about spaces and behaviour and rituals of the time.
WhatsApp can amplify and complement a candidate’s ground campaign. But it cannot replace it.
Over the past two decades digitisation has steadily transformed African farming.
Quantum machine learning is an exciting, rapidly growing field.
Science academies have a crucial role to play in developing ways for scientists to engage more effectively.
Technology is only part of the solution to giving people access to sanitation.
In Ghana, backpackers often don't feel safe. Upgrading technology can solve this problem.
South Africa's White Paper doesn't outline how science, innovation and technology can improve ordinary people's lives.
Taking a look at the interesting world of the South African Astronomical Observatory.
Drones are being used to combat malaria in Zanzibar.
Gender biases are revealed in enrolment inequalities and policies that favour male students.