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The ‘new normal’ for universities

The global pandemic we speak of as coronavirus has been declared a "force majeure’’. It overrides previous considerations and requires the cancellation of what we know and have accepted as ‘normal’. It comes in the footsteps of Australian environmental catastrophes ...

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Strictly speaking | Infocalypse

This obscure and tongue-challenging word captures what some regard as the most destructive threat to 21st century society. It’s not COVID-19 but the information apocalypse, with fake news and falsified facts flooding through social media, fostering overcredulity in some people ...

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Experts piece together Homo erectus skull

The earliest known skull of the first human-like ancestors has been pieced together after researchers realised it wasn't a baboon. A team of international experts unearthed more than 150 pieces of the Homo erectus skull in the fossil-rich Drimolen cave ...

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