Bringing human agency back to the environmental crisis
The degradation of the environment is a particular area of concern when it comes to the African continent. Issues concerning land development
The law at your fingertips
Developed countries have long been aware of the need for citizens to have ready access to up-to-date legislation.
Restoring faces and changing lives
Patients who have suffered traumatic injuries to the facial area as a result of for example gunshot wounds, motor vehicle accidents or fires, often require prostheses to replace missing areas of bone or tissue.
The hidden health risk in our water
With industrial and agricultural effluents, sewage works and landfill sites contributing to the pollution levels in our water sources and environment, the quality of our drinking water is fast becoming a debateable topic.
Healthy cows ensure quality milk
Dairy foods offer a bounty of health benefits and are consumed by millions of people all over the world every day.
Message banking brings hope for persons with MND
Facing the reality of a diagnosis of Motor Neuron Disease (MND) and preparing for the possibility of losing one's ability to speak is extremely difficult.
RhODIS Rhino DNA Barcoding - Rhino DNA database puts poachers in the cross-hair
Rhino poaching in South Africa took off steeply around 2009, and shows no sign of abating before every rhino has been killed or mutilated for its horn.
Pine Tree Pest Biocontrol - Imagine a world without forests
Our economies and our ecosystems rely heavily on trees; that means the health of our planet depends on the health of our forests.
Food Security in Rural South Africa - Homegrown solutions for South Africa's hungry
South Africans are hungry. That is the harsh reality faced by poor communities that make up more than half of the population.
Bats and human health
Almost three-quarters of emerging infectious diseases in humans come from animals (zoonotic). But did you know that we don’t know the origin of many of them?