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Media Releases

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Monday, July 5, 2010

The twenty-fifth conference on computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacture (Cad/Cam), robotics and factories of the future has an impressive line-up of international guest speakers and presenters.

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Friday, June 4, 2010

On World Ocean Day (8 June 2010), the Southern African Data Centre for Oceanography (SADCO) will start providing free and open access to its data.

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Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Dating a fallen baobab giant from the Pafuri Section of Kruger National Park has led CSIR senior researcher Dr Stephan Woodborne to two surprising discoveries.

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Monday, May 31, 2010

The CSIR Synthetic Biology Emerging Research Area, with the support of the European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO), is hosting a practical course entitled Microscopy: from genome scale to the single molecule at the CSIR Knowledge Commons from 31 May to 12 June 201

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Friday, April 23, 2010

It has now become imperative for communities in the upper and lower catchment of the Olifants River to come together to help with the improvement, conservation and sustainable existence of the Olifants River, says Dr Vik Cogho, Chairperson of the Olifants River Forum.

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Friday, April 9, 2010

The South African government commitment to fight against the scourge of AIDS and TB received a massive unprecedented boost with the unveiling of state-of- the- art HIV and TB laboratory facility in Pretoria today.

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Friday, March 26, 2010

Paul Nordengen was elected President of the International Forum for Road Transport Technology (IFRTT) at a meeting held in mid-March in Melbourne, Australia.

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Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Dr Phil Paige-Green, engineering geologist and a Fellow at CSIR Built Environment, became the recipient of the ABA Brink Award in March for a paper on aggregate durability. 

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Wednesday, March 24, 2010

The popular science magazine Quest is launching an interactive website to make science more accessible and exciting for learners. It will be demonstrated using groundbreaking technology developed at the CSIR Meraka Institute.