Finding affordable diagnostics for Brucellosis
Bridging the gap between expensive first-world diagnostics and the developing worlds’ requirements for animal diseases
20 July 2020
With an estimated 250 million heads of cattle in Sub-Saharan Africa, of which >13 million are in South Africa, the threat of Bovine Brucellosis to livelihoods is huge considering that the majority of the population lives in rural areas whe...
Insufficient SARS-CoV-2 testing has left many nations flying blind as they reopen their economies
The COVID-19 testing debacle
9 June 2020
Insufficient SARS-CoV-2 testing has left many nations flying blind as they reopen their economies. Without adequate testing, new infections could outrun control measures. COVID-19 has laid bare the weaknesses of clinical diagnostics infras...
Corona virus misinformation
The epic battle against coronavirus misinformation and conspiracy theories
27 May 2020
Analysts are tracking false rumours about COVID-19 in hopes of curbing their spread. In the first few months of 2020, wild conspiracy theories about Bill Gates and the new co...
Youth in Science - a SANBio Perspective
SPACE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AWARENESS AND OUTREACH CAMPAIGN GREATER TAUNG LOCAL MUNICIPALITY 17-21FEBRUARY 2020
19 May 2020
SPACE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AWARENESS AND OUTREACH CAMPAIGN GREATER TAUNG LOCAL MUNICIPALITY 17-21FEBRUARY 2020...
African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) COVID19 Webinar Series
AUDA-NEPAD Webinar
25 April 2020
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Corona virus home testing
Fast, portable tests come online to curb coronavirus pandemic
25 April 2020
Testing kits delivered by courier and digital tools combine to battle the COVID-19 outbreak. The rapid spread of COVID-19 across the world has exposed major gaps in the abilities of most countries to respond to a virulent new pathogen. This paper...