Ancient dinosaur nursery oldest nesting site yet found
An excavation at a site in South Africa has unearthed the 190-million-year-old dinosaur nesting site of the prosauropod dinosaur Massospondylusrevealing significant clues about the evolution of comple ...
A toss of the dice reveals the truth
Rocks around the clock: asteroids pound tiny star
(Phys.org) —Scientists using CSIRO's Parkes telescope and another telescope in South Africa have found evidence that a tiny star called PSR J0738-4042 is being pounded by asteroids—large lumps of rock ...
Sucker-footed fossils broaden the bat map
Today, Madagascar sucker-footed bats live nowhere outside their island home, but new research shows that hasn't always been the case. The discovery of two extinct relatives in northern Egypt suggests the ...
Leopards persist in mountain range despite persecution
An inaccessible, rugged mountain region in northeast South Africa is home to the densest leopard population outside a state-protected area anywhere in Africa, according to a recent study.
Scientists discover clue in the case of the missing silver
Some come to Idaho to travel the highways that lead to the Tetons, to Yellowstone, to small towns and big adventures. Idaho National Laboratory researcher Isabella van Rooyen came, all the way from South ...
Drone delivers beer not bombs at S.Africa music festival
Revellers at a South African outdoor rock festival no longer need to queue to slake their thirst—a flying robot will drop them beer by parachute.
New theory on African exit
Modern humans left Africa twice as early as previously thought, spreading in a number of climate-driven waves, new research suggests.
Study finds that like human children, vervet monkeys learn by copying others
(Phys.org)—The long-held belief that learning through imitation is restricted to humans has been cast in doubt by researchers at the University of St Andrews.
SKA super telescope to be built in Australia, South Africa (Update 2)
A long-running joust to host a radio telescope that would give mankind its farthest peek into the Universe ended on Friday with a Solomon-like judgement to split the site between Australia and South Africa.
77,000-year-old evidence for early 'bedding', use of medicinal plants at South African rock shelter
What were the daily lives of modern humans like more than 50,000 years ago?
Meerkats have ability to distinguish different voices
Lizard uses UV signals to ward off rivals
(PhysOrg.com) -- Were all familiar with different animal species using a variety of strategies to attract a mate or chase off an aggressor or a rival. For birds, its often a dazzling display of ...
Google puts 3D models of World Cup stadiums online
Google added panoramic pitch-level photographs and 3D models of the World Cup stadiums in South Africa to its online offerings on Tuesday.