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Sharks and the ‘Big C’

2019-04-11T11:21:39+00:00

Sharks and the ‘Big C’ Sharks and cancer are not two words that would generally ever be associated with one another, or thought to have any significant links. Recently however, scientists have done just that and have taken their exploration of the ‘big C’ (aka cancer to you and me) to new levels, or should we say new depths rather. The chosen shark for the study was the great white shark, a species that is common in South African waters. Scientists have now successfully mapped the great white shark genome, which according to the Oxford Dictionary is “the complete set [...]

Sharks and the ‘Big C’ 2019-04-11T11:21:39+00:00

What do eggs have to do with Easter?

2019-04-11T11:17:52+00:00

What do eggs have to do with Easter? Easter Sunday takes place on the 21st of April this year. Depending on the hemisphere, Easter either occurs towards the beginning of spring in the Northern hemisphere, or the beginning of autumn for those who reside in the Southern hemisphere. Easter, as most know it, is a Christian holiday which celebrates the ‘belief’ that Jesus Christ was resurrected on that day. If the New Testament of the Bible is followed, Easter Sunday has become a day of celebration as it is seen as the day that Jesus Christ ‘rose from the dead’ [...]

What do eggs have to do with Easter? 2019-04-11T11:17:52+00:00

The Stages of Darkness (According to Eskom)

2019-04-11T11:23:15+00:00

The Stages of Darkness (According to Eskom) ‘Load shedding’ has become a term that sends shivers down most South African’s spines as it inevitably entails hours of darkness, unproductivity – economic and other, unprecedented traffic and an endless domino effect of more far reaching and negative repercussions for us all.  Load shedding is a term that is continuously thrown around by the media – for good reason, however what does it actually mean and why are we experiencing it now, and so frequently? Eskom, is South Africa’s state owned primary ‘electricity supplier’ which means that they are principally responsible for [...]

The Stages of Darkness (According to Eskom) 2019-04-11T11:23:15+00:00

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