The Science Inside

The Science Inside Fossils (and Human Ancestry)

Excited by the discovery of Homo Naledi, the team has investigated all of the aspects to give you The Science Inside fossils. Professor Lee Berger who headed the discovery and Rick Hunter, a cave explorer on the team explain how they made the find, and it's significance.

Image: Lee Berger with Homo Naledi/by Babalwa Nyembezi

Dr Jonah Choiniere at the Evolutionary Studies Institute takes the team through some dinosaur fossils and Kristian Carlson explains the important science of dating fossils and defining new species.

This week's podcast also hosts a student debate on evolution:

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How did the M1 bridge collapse happen?

How did the M1 bridge collapse happen?

Following the bridge collapse on the M1 highway The Science Inside team has a look at the science inside bridges and traffic.

The Science Inside Education and Learning Techniques

The Science Inside Education and Learning Techniques

The team finds out why all those years of cramming actually aren't the best way to learn & the downside of digital education.

The Science Inside: Fees Must Fall Protests

The Science Inside: Fees Must Fall Protests

The #FeesMustFall protests shook Wits University and the country, the team looks at the tech and techniques police use to control violent crowds.

The Science Inside prisons (and how inmates plot their prison breaks)

The Science Inside prisons (and how inmates plot their prison breaks)

After the dramatic attempted prison escape by Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir, the team looks at the science inside prison.

The Science Inside - Surrogacy

The Science Inside - Surrogacy

Have you heard about the court case that's wanting to change surrogacy in SA? Catch all this & more on #TheScienceInside.

The Science Inside: Open Stellenbosch

The Science Inside: Open Stellenbosch

Following the student protests at the University of Stellenbosch, The Science Inside has a look at the politics of language.

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