The Science Inside – Haemophilia

The Science Inside – Haemophilia

In the news this week we chat microdosing LSD and naming satellites. A research breakthrough in the treatment of haemophilia offers hope to all those with the rare blood disorder. We talk to the lead author and researcher Prof Johnny Mahlangu from Wits University...
The Science Inside – NASA

The Science Inside – NASA

Following NASA’s new solar probe we speak to Dr. Daniel Cunnama, an outreach astronomer at the South African Astronomical Observatory. In Unscience, we talk about how male birds are less likely to sing to female birds that are ingesting antidepressants. Later in...
The Science Inside – Shakira Choonara

The Science Inside – Shakira Choonara

Our Feature Scientist this month is Dr Shakira Choonara. She is the obesity prevention coordinator for South Africa at the Global Advocacy Incubator and a young leader, researcher and activist at the forefront of public health. She holds several accolades including...
The Science Inside – World’s Oldest Colour

The Science Inside – World’s Oldest Colour

Recently the world’s oldest colour was discovered, so we explore how our eyes and brain work together to help us perceive different shades. We speak to Casha Meintjies, an optometrist, and founder of Eyetek Optometrists. In Unscience, a research study finds out...