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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Scientific team advises government on environment aspects of COVID-19

Speculation is rife that the coming Southern Hemisphere winter may increase the impact of the COVID-19 epidemic in South Africa, a team of the...

Helen Rees: The prof leading SA’s Covid-19 vaccine trial

If one were to list all the titles and positions held by Prof Helen Rees, who is leading the SA part of a global...

Transplanted brain stem cells survive without anti-rejection drugs in mice

By exploiting a feature of the immune system, researchers open the door for stem cell transplants to repair the brain. In experiments in mice, researchers...

CSIR female researcher is one of few Stem Cell Reprogramming experts in SA

Only a handful of people in South Africa have mastered Stem Cell reprogramming and Dimakatso Gumede (34) is one of them. As the Council for...

Moriana ona o bonolo ‘ATM’ o se o ntse o paka hore o hlotse...

Pelebox e sa tsoa tsebisoa e fetola tsela eo bakuli ba nang le mafu a sa foleng ba fumanang meriana ea bona. Inventor Neo Hutiri...

This convenient medicine ‘ATM’ is already proving to be a winner with SA patients

The recently launched Pelebox changes the way patients with chronic diseases receive their medication. Inventor Neo Hutiri says his experience as a tuberculosis patient in...

High cost of cancer medication in the spotlight.

High prices for cancer medication is impairing the capacity to provide affordable health care, states a summary of a new World Health Organisation  (WHO)...

Ripid increase of heroin use in SA threatens economic growth

Drug abuse is costing the country billions of Rands every year and putting a dent in South Africa’s economic growth, this is according to...

Kakaretso e fetisisang ea heroine e sebelisoang SA e kotsing ea kholo ea moruo

Tšebeliso e mpe ea lithethefatsi e lefella naha limilione tse likete tsa Rands selemo le selemo 'me e beha tekanyetso ea ho hōla moruong...

Ho qala tlaleho ea phuputso ea tumellano mabapi le liphatsa tsa lefutso tsa batho...

Afrika Boroa e hloka ho hlaolela maano, melao le tataiso ho rarolla mathata a sebetsang, a molao le a sechaba (ELSI) ea liphatsa tsa...

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