Engineering News | Science Technology https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/science-technology Tue, 26 May 2020 00:14:03 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 International initiative to fund African Covid-19 research unveiled https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/international-initiative-to-fund-african-covid-19-research-unveiled-2020-05-22 Rebecca Campbell COVID-19 Fri, 22 May 2020 16:36:00 +0200 554400 1590159234 1590158160 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Local company brings mass-screening device to the South African market https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-company-brings-mass-screening-device-to-the-south-african-market-2020-05-21 Marleny Arnoldi MEDICAL ENGINEERING Thu, 21 May 2020 16:12:00 +0200 554265 1590071142 1590070320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Engineers at SA's North West University develop kit to help schools screen for Covid-19 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/engineers-at-sas-north-west-university-develop-kit-to-help-schools-screen-for-covid-19-2020-05-21 African News Agency COVID-19 Thu, 21 May 2020 10:55:00 +0200 554174 1590051401 1590051300 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Blimps posited to monitor Covid-19 prevention measure compliance https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/blimps-posited-to-monitor-covid-19-prevention-measure-compliance-2020-05-14 Donna Slater Science & Technology Thu, 14 May 2020 11:21:00 +0200 553469 1589452677 1589448060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000872719_resized_rudderless1022.jpg 511 287 Applications open for $150 000 JWO research grant https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/applications-open-for-150-000-jwo-research-grant-2020-05-13 Tasneem Bulbulia SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Wed, 13 May 2020 12:54:00 +0200 553330 1589370575 1589367240 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Early career African scientists awarded UK funding for postdoctoral research  https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/early-career-african-scientists-awarded-uk-funding-for-postdoctoral-research-2020-05-13 Rebecca Campbell SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Wed, 13 May 2020 10:03:00 +0200 553292 1589358627 1589356980 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 South African universities isolate SA’s first novel coronavirus lab culture https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-universities-isolate-sas-first-novel-coronavirus-lab-culture-2020-05-12 African News Agency SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Tue, 12 May 2020 08:54:00 +0200 553105 1589267086 1589266440 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Theranostics can play a role in nuclear medicine https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/theranostics-can-play-a-role-in-nuclear-medicine-2020-04-24 Cameron Mackay Science & Technology Fri, 08 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 551598 1588252674 1588888800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000868681_resized_safari1facility0420201022.jpg SAFARI-1 FACILITY The facility conducts clinical trials with, and produces, radiopharmaceuticals or radioisotopes, such as key medical radioisotopes like molybdenum-99 and iodine-131 511 287 South Africa’s MeerKAT radio telescope makes another astronomical breakthrough https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-meerkat-radio-telescope-makes-another-astronomical-breakthrough-2020-05-07 Rebecca Campbell SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Thu, 07 May 2020 16:36:00 +0200 552779 1588863855 1588862160 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000871209_resized_image1022.jpg MeerKAT image of the galaxy PKS 2014-55 511 287 GFM repurposes agri-tech software to manage food parcel and voucher delivery https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gfm-repurposes-agritech-software-to-manage-food-parcel-and-voucher-delivery-2020-05-07 Natasha Odendaal COVID-19 Thu, 07 May 2020 15:02:00 +0200 552755 1588858388 1588856520 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Researchers report decrease in South African air pollution during lockdown https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/researchers-report-decrease-in-south-african-air-pollution-during-lockdown-2020-05-07 Rebecca Campbell SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY/ENVIRONMENT Thu, 07 May 2020 14:44:00 +0200 552753 1588859850 1588855440 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 South African astronomer captures images of recently discovered comet https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-astronomer-captures-images-of-recently-discovered-comet-2020-05-06 Rebecca Campbell SPACE Wed, 06 May 2020 16:39:00 +0200 552627 1588777030 1588775940 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000870856_resized_swancometcreditheinerasmussenc20201022.jpg Comet SWAN 511 287 Healthcare platform launched to coordinate fight against Covid-19 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/healthcare-platform-launched-to-coordinate-fight-against-covid-19-2020-05-06 Donna Slater Science & Technology Wed, 06 May 2020 16:06:00 +0200 552617 1588775699 1588773960 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Alternative rocket propulsion system experimentally demonstrated for first time https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alternative-rocket-propulsion-system-experimentally-demonstrated-for-first-time-2020-05-05 Rebecca Campbell SPACE Tue, 05 May 2020 14:30:00 +0200 552419 1588682670 1588681800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Nasa orders new rockets for its new crewed Moon programme https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nasa-orders-new-rockets-for-its-new-crewed-moon-programme-2020-05-05 Rebecca Campbell SPACE Tue, 05 May 2020 14:27:00 +0200 552418 1588682480 1588681620 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000870412_resized_image0011022.jpg 511 287 Nasa announces the three companies to develop new lunar landing craft for astronauts https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nasa-announces-the-three-companies-to-develop-new-lunar-landing-craft-for-astronauts-2020-05-04 Rebecca Campbell SPACE Mon, 04 May 2020 11:07:00 +0200 552257 1588583847 1588583220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000870039_resized_blueoriginhlslanderdeaemoon1022.jpg An artist’s impression of the Blue Origin Integrated Lander Vehicle on the Moon 511 287 International physics team produces super-chiral light, step to on-chip lasers https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/international-physics-team-produces-super-chiral-light-step-to-on-chip-lasers-2020-05-04 Schalk Burger SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Mon, 04 May 2020 08:00:00 +0200 552202 1588542352 1588572000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Companies which will develop Nasa’s new crewed lunar lander to be announced soon https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/companies-which-will-develop-nasas-new-crewed-lunar-lander-to-be-announced-soon-2020-04-30 Rebecca Campbell SPACE Thu, 30 Apr 2020 00:28:00 +0200 552017 1588232272 1588199280 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000869495_resized_picture1022.jpg An artist’s impression of the fully assembled Gateway space station orbiting the Moon, with (top) an Orion spacecraft docked with it 511 287 SOEs cooperate to ship essential radioisotopes overseas https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/soes-cooperate-to-ship-essential-radioisotopes-overseas-2020-04-28 Rebecca Campbell RADIOISOTOPES Tue, 28 Apr 2020 11:12:00 +0200 551780 1588082065 1588065120 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 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research Covid-19 outbreak in South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kwazulu-natal-researchers-seeking-to-research-covid-19-outbreak-in-south-africa-2020-04-21 Rebecca Campbell COVID-19 Tue, 21 Apr 2020 16:19:00 +0200 551269 1587479234 1587478740 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 EPCM Holdings producing low-cost ventilators https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/epcm-holdings-producing-low-cost-ventilators-2020-04-21 Tasneem Bulbulia TECHNOLOGY; PHARMACEUTICALS; COVID-19 Tue, 21 Apr 2020 14:12:00 +0200 551237 1587477772 1587471120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000867850_resized_epcmholdingsventilator0420201022.jpg EPCM Holding’s low cost ventilator unit 511 287 Biodx says use of biotech disinfectant products can help in fight against Covid-19 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biodx-says-use-of-biotech-disinfectant-products-can-help-in-fight-against-covid-19-2020-04-21 Donna Slater CHEMICALS; COVID-19 Tue, 21 Apr 2020 11:03:00 +0200 551206 1587470884 1587459780 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Space agency assisting other government institutions in struggle against Covid-19 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/space-agency-assisting-other-government-institutions-in-struggle-against-covid-19-2020-04-20 Rebecca Campbell COVID-19 Mon, 20 Apr 2020 16:11:00 +0200 551126 1587393237 1587391860 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000867640_resized_hamphegovillagelimpopo21022.jpg Satellite image of Ha-Mphego village in Limpopo province, with the locations of the spaza shops added 511 287 South Africa-born XinaBox chips in sub-zero Antarctica, space https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-born-xinabox-chips-in-sub-zero-antartica-space-2020-04-20 Tracy Hancock MADE IN SOUTH AFRICA Mon, 20 Apr 2020 10:29:00 +0200 550858 1587126343 1587371340 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 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manufacturing, says GlobalData https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/3d-printing-moving-into-mainstream-manufacturing-says-globaldata-2020-04-16 Tasneem Bulbulia TECHNOLOGY; MANUFACTURING Thu, 16 Apr 2020 10:51:00 +0200 550703 1587027545 1587027060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Medical robots could contribute in South Africa's fight against Covid-19 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/medical-robots-could-contribute-in-south-africas-fight-against-covid-19-2020-04-15 Schalk Burger COVID-19 Wed, 15 Apr 2020 15:55:00 +0200 550636 1587045106 1586958900 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000866614_resized_uvdrobotinicu1022.jpg The UV-D robot 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/82089_2020-04-15_robot.mp414776764Video courtesy of Nexmed Healthcare Solutions Video courtesy of Nexmed Healthcare Solutions ‘Robot’ helps Tygerberg specialists on ward rounds during pandemic https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/robot-helps-tygerberg-specialists-on-ward-rounds-during-pandemic-2020-04-15 Tasneem Bulbulia HEALTHCARE; TECHNOLOGY Wed, 15 Apr 2020 14:13:00 +0200 550606 1586954004 1586952780 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Innovation Hub calls on local innovators to help fight Covid-19 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/innovation-hub-calls-on-local-innovators-to-help-fight-covid-19-2020-04-15 Donna Slater SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Wed, 15 Apr 2020 14:13:00 +0200 550605 1586954147 1586952780 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Online hackathon launched to spur development of Covid-19-tackling solutions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/online-hackathon-launched-to-spur-development-of-covid-19-tackling-solutions-2020-04-14 Donna Slater FINANCIAL SERVICES Tue, 14 Apr 2020 12:28:00 +0200 550419 1586860760 1586860080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Solidarity e-Race on track https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solidarity-e-race-on-track-2020-04-14 Tasneem Bulbulia AUTOMOTIVE; TECHNOLOGY Tue, 14 Apr 2020 11:33:00 +0200 550404 1586859589 1586856780 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Heat exchanger training offered by company https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/heat-exchanger-training-offered-by-company-2020-04-10 Darren Parker Science & Technology Fri, 10 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0200 548190 1586152050 1586469600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000861384_resized_vesselstubeheatexchangersprothermsystems0320201022.jpg SOME LIKE IT HOT Shell and tube heat exchangers are one of the three types of heat exchangers to be discussed in the training course 511 287 Vodacom directs R40m phone, data donation to Health Dept for Covid-19 fight https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vodacom-directs-r40m-phone-data-donation-to-health-dept-for-covid-19-fight-2020-04-09 Natasha Odendaal TELECOMMUNICATIONS Thu, 09 Apr 2020 14:43:00 +0200 550236 1586437295 1586436180 99999999999 Creamer Media 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