Modern techniques such as CT scanning and ancient DNA analysis have allowed scientists to discover a great deal about a mummy found in a shallow grave in Botswana.
African mathematicians and scientists have an important role to play in establishing and protecting a democratic continent.
Cyberattacks are on the rise in South Africa. New legislation is important, but it won’t solve the problem if it’s not accompanied by user education.
Women have come a long way in science, but plenty of work remains. After all, gender bias in science doesn’t happen in a vacuum.
Scientists being wrong is not a bug or a glitch – it’s a feature of science and mistakes can actually lead to new, deeper discoveries.
Africa has deep-rooted problems: poverty, disease, corruption and war. Could these be solved through mathematical science?
Fruit flies aren’t just a remarkable organism for research. They are also central to a project that aims to provide more at-home research opportunities for African scientists.
The discovery of gravitational waves has ushered in a new era in astronomy and physics. Where will the next big discovery be made? There’s no reason for it not to be Africa.