Quest Volume 15 Number 2 2019 

Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (2019)

Cite: Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), (2019). Quest: Science for South Africa, 15(2). [Online] Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11911/116

Magazine

MicroCT: An introduction to microcomputed tomography - Digital avatars new in taxonomers’ toolkit: Helen Swingler explains how microCT can be used in taxonomy - Looking inside a brooding brittle star: Jannes Landschoff used microCT to research reproduction of a marine invertebrate - Brittle stars in the Bokkeveld: Studying fossil echinoderms with microCT - Little Foot’s inner ear: MicroCT scans of the hominin fossil shed light on how she lived and moved - ‘Bakeng se Afrika’: Forensic applications of microCT - MicroCT for metal 3D printing: Anton du Plessis tells us how additive manufacturing benefits from microCT - Scarred Earth: The SALDi project aims to develop tools for monitoring land degradation - ZACube-2: South Africa’s latest nanosatellite will help protect the marine environment - Marine forecasting: The role of the South African Weather Service’s Marine Unit - Young scientists meet Nobel Prize winners: The annual Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting - Coding and robotics - Beating the Russians at their own game - The pen is mightier - Indigenous knowledge.