The Science Inside – WiFi

The Science Inside – WiFi

In light of the challenges currently faced by the South African national power utility Eskom, we look at how scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) found alternative ways of harvesting electricity from WIFI signals. In unscience, we discuss how...
The Science Inside – Tuberculosis

The Science Inside – Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis remains one of the top 10 causes of death in the world, with South Africa being high on the list not only in terms of incidences but the study of the disease. Prof Robin Wood from the University of Cape Town explains how they are testing the air someone...
The Science Inside – Desalination

The Science Inside – Desalination

Turning salt water into drinkable water is one of the ways to address droughts like the one to hit Cape Town in recent times. Leslie Petrick from the University of Cape Town explains the worrying health effects of desalinated water. Our Unscience is about...