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31 July 2015 06:47 (South Africa)
Life, etc

Encounters 2012: Brain candy, but a mixed bag

  • Rebecca Davis
Encounters MAIN
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By J Brooks Spector

Op-Ed: It will take an Olympic effort to solve the Greek puzzle


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By Marianne Thamm

West Side Story: A dazzling triumph brimming with South African talent


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By Niki Moore

Op-Ed: Grahamstown – great festival, shame about the place


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By GroundUp

GroundUp: Afrikaaps - the story of where goggas come from


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By ANDREA TEAGLE

Searching for willpower: Man’s quest to understand self-control




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By J Brooks Spector

The Book Corner: Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman is both an instant bestseller and a controversy


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By Marianne Thamm

Media freedom: South African government sees how its done in China


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By Marianne Thamm

Call of the mild: Comic book icon Archie Andrews leaps into the 21st century


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By Richard Poplak

Don’t let the baby eat carbs, and other reasons why Avaaz won’t change the world


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By GroundUp

GroundUp: Two massive medicine trials will change the way HIV is treated


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By Marelise van der Merwe

Sarah Lotz walks into a plane crash, and ‘The Three’ takes on British Fantasy Awards




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By THE CONVERSATION

Shark attack: Fanning's close encounter puts predators back on radar


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By David Donde

Op-Ed: Dear Starbucks, welcome to South Africa, a place of really good coffee


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By Lesley Stones

The divine sisters hit a heavenly high note


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By Marelise van der Merwe

Transgender in Focus: Past, Present, Future


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By HEALTH-E NEWS

Health-E News: Cancer cures in your kitchen cupboard?


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By J Brooks Spector

Pluto: Because we are human and we long to know




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By Greg Nicolson

Decolonising Wits: A disconnect of content and context


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By Marianne Thamm

Born in the RSA: When the past sometimes doesn't make it to the future


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By ANDREA TEAGLE

SA’s genetically modified maize: Here's what you should know about it


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By Rebecca Davis

AIDS: New report shows world is winning the battle


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By Marelise van der Merwe

Psychiatry in distress: How far has South Africa progressed in supporting mental health?


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By PSC REPORT

Addis insight: Africa backs Rwanda on universal jurisdiction, but have they all got it wrong?




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By Peter Borchert

Blood Lions: The film that blows the brutal lid off the canned hunting industry


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By Kalim Rajab

Obituary: Omar Sharif – the artist of disappearance


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By ANDREA TEAGLE

Africa and homosexuality: Where science meets morality


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By Marelise van der Merwe

Transgender in Focus: Into the Light – Juanita’s Story


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By ANUSUYA CHINSAMY-TURAN

Op-Ed: Fact and fiction in Jurassic World


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By Marelise van der Merwe

Compensation, yet still no justice for Magdalenes




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