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Groundwater in Stinkwater, north of Pretoria, is not safe for human consumption and even contains faecal pollution, a Council for Scientific and Industrial Research study has found.
South African healthcare is set for an efficiency boost with a new medicine dispensing robot that will deliver medication in a more convenient and effective way.
The Meerkat Project Team based in the Kruger National Park has bagged the South African National Parks (SANParks) Kudu innovation award for their work on counter-poaching.
Robotic technology in mines would be able to reach areas not easily accessible during an incident, says the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research.
Six South African students are looking to replicate victory in a global supercomputer competition in Germany.
In a partnership between the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, local and international universities, the existence of the new ocean current has been investigated.
The country’s elite research institute is being accused of dragging its feet in acting against plagiarism claims involving one of its researchers.
An energy conference focusing on the green energy industry and government policy on transitioning to a low carbon economy, is to be held in Cape Town.
The maritime industry is one of the largest environmental polliuters, but also offers an opportunity for innovations which are being implemented by some corporates.
A researcher suggests renewables could not be a source of base load power in the future, despite their low cost. However, they still have a valuable role to play in SA's energy mix.
Even an efficient, well-run electricity utility would not be able to operate on Eskom’s tariff levels, according to an international energy expert.
South Africa is home to the world's largest 3D printer. The printer is housed at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research's National Laser Centre in Pretoria, Gauteng. It is set to revolutionise the aerospace industry. Watch the video above.
The printer manufactures airplane parts.
South African computer boffins have claimed third place at an international high-performance computer competition in Germany.
Science and Technology Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane is to unveil South Africa's most sophisticated satellite.
The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research has warned of two individuals scamming young people by promising them fake job placements at the organisation... in exchange for sex.
The problem is particularly acute in rural areas, says an expert on water policy and its governance.
Organisations campaigning against the continuous use of coal-powered energy are on a collision course with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research over its latest study.
The lure of millions in Eskom funding appears to have muzzled two research institutions previously highly critical of the state-owned utility’s plans to procure a fleet of nuclear power stations.
The CSIR has refuted Eskom’s cost calculations regarding renewable energy, after the utility said surplus power caused a net loss of R9bn to the economy.
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