So old is the arrow technology found at Sibudu in KwaZulu-Natal, it predates anything found in Eurasia by well over 10,000 years, according to the report.
Beating cancer and helping others can be a huge motivator for scientists like me, but for many of us, it's also the journey into the unknown, the technical challenge, the never-ceasing wonder that attracts us to a career in science.
It might be that your child has severe epilepsy and disabilities, but no diagnosis. Keep pushing, keep exploring the different options, and rarer conditions like Dravet and CDKL5. But more and more children are being diagnosed with CDKL5 as awareness spreads. We can all do something to share and make others aware of these condtions
By supporting this programme, companies are helping to build the hard and soft infrastructure they need to operate on the continent. This programme will also help counter the brain drain that is stripping our countries of their best and brightest.
A group of hungry polar bears have trapped Russian researchers inside their weather station on the arctic island of Vaygach
A lot of LGBT scientists did not 'come out' in the past because they lived in a time where being gay or bisexual or transgender was quite simply not accepted. But they don't have to do that anymore. So let's solve this lack of knowledge about LGBT scientists. Here are seven scientists you probably didn't know were LGBT (or maybe you didn't even know they existed!).
A group of scientists have revealed a long-running competition to place the most Bob Dylan quotes into their articles with
Britain is... one of the least science-intensive economies in the G8. Our news media, despite all its past travails and improvements, still comes under fire for communicating science badly. Funding for science is an incredibly tiny proportion of total public spending.
When all the scientists on the International Panel for Climate Change agree that the planet is on course for a four-degree warming - caused in the main by human activity, and this warming will be 'severe, pervasive and irreversible', you would think that the European election might just be based on what the political parties would do about it.
University College London has slammed the "profoundly insulting" portrayal of two of its scientists in a Daily Mail column