In a world first, South Africa's Council for Scientific and Industrial Research has developed a fingerprint-recognition technique that has the ability to identify prints with greater accuracy and speed, even if only partial information is available.
• SA varsity leads way in geosciences
South African nanotechnology expert Thembela Hillie has been selected by the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan School of Management to pursue a one-year mid-career fellowship in innovation and global leadership.
• Synthetic biology honour for students
Five students from Wits University and their advisors have been selected as one of the top three teams in the regional semi-finals of the annual International Genetically Engineered Machine competition.
• SA universities among the best
Stellenbosch University is the first such institution in Africa to invest in state-of-the-art technology to determine the age of rocks, symbolising a major advancement for geosciences in the country.
• Ground-breaking find by South African researcher