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KZN Stone Age child reveals modern humans 'emerged earlier than previously thought'

2017-10-02 07:36

The DNA of the 2 000-year-old remains of a boy found near Ballito Bay in KwaZulu-Natal has shed new light on the transition from archaic to modern humans.

Southern Ocean soaks up more greenhouse gases

2015-09-10 21:05

The vast Southern Ocean around Antarctica has started to soak up more greenhouse gases from the atmosphere in recent years, helping limit climate change.

Smoking worse for men

2014-12-05 07:05

Male smokers are three times more likely than non-smoking men to lose their Y chromosomes.

Ancient, insect-proof beds found in cave

2011-12-08 22:43

Ancient beds designed to ward off insects add to evidence that modern man evolved in Africa.

 

Exploding star found by SALT

2016-01-15 07:03

The brightest exploding star ever detected which has bewildered scientists with its incredible power, has been confirmed at Sutherland's SALT.

Bioengineered yeast used to make opioids

2015-08-14 07:58

Scientists have invented a speedy method to make potent painkilling opioids using bioengineered baker's yeast instead of poppies.

Sleep cleans out gunk in brain

2013-10-17 20:56

A good night's sleep clears built-up gunk from the brain a mouse study says.

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