WIPO oversees international treaties governing patents, trademarks and industrial designs. Its annual report on the applications it receives and gives an early snapshot of the trends.
The death rate from cancer has been falling for half a decade in the EU, researchers said Tuesday, although the overall number is expected to rise to 1.4 million this year due to an expanding population.
Frogs and toads are important indicators of the health of the country's ecosystems but experts say the world is losing frog species at an alarming rate.
The second annual Weather Smart Science Symposium is set to commence in Pretoria on Monday.The aim of the conference is to present the latest findings on climate, air quality, aviation and marine research.
Facebook Inc said it removed 1.5 million videos globally of the New Zealand mosque attack in the first 24 hours after the attack.
Only 11 of 26 universities offer digital and artificial intelligence-related courses in the country.
The Apple Watch was able to detect irregular heart pulse rates that could signal the need for further monitoring for a serious heart rhythm problem, according to data from a large study funded by Apple Inc , demonstrating a potential future role for wearable consumer technology in healthcare.
Britain's first national adviser for LGBT+ health has said the roll-out of a highly effective HIV prevention pill could save hundreds of thousands of pounds for the country's publicly funded health authority.
At least 50 people have been killed by flash floods in Indonesia's eastern Papua province, an official said on Sunday, as rescuers raced to find more victims of the disaster.
There's been an outbreak of African Horse Sickness in Gauteng and Mpumalanga. African horse sickness is a highly infectious and deadly disease caused by a virus.
Eskom will continue with Stage 4 rotational loadshedding from 8AM to 11PM on Sunday. The power utility says it continued with loadshedding throughout the night in an effort to build up necessary water reserves in the pump storage scheme.
Investigators seeking the cause of the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane that killed all 157 people on board have begun studying the cockpit voice recorder, France's BEA air accident investigation agency said on Saturday.
The debate over whether eggs are good for you is age-old: while a good source of protein, they also contain potentially harmful cholesterol.
Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan is currently meeting with Eskom executives to try and resolve the crisis brought on by Cyclone Idai that has cut off power imports from Mozambique.
South Africa has 160 000 people infected with TB who are not yet on treatment, according to Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi.
Eskom says rotational load shedding will move up to Stage 4 from 12-noon until 11pm tonight.
At least 100 people are missing in parts of eastern Zimbabwe hit by the peripheral effects of tropical cyclone Idai which has lashed Mozambique, a local lawmaker said on Saturday.
Cyber crime remains a thorny issue for South Africa and the world, and this situation has compelled governments to embark on a massive training campaign to acquire relevant skills in the IT space.
Cyber-crime remains a thorny issue for South Africa and the world.
A Russian-made Soyuz rocket lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Thursday, carrying three astronauts into space, two of whom survived a mid-air rocket failure in October.
The South African Weather Services says Cyclone Idai, which has made landfall in Mozambique, will not affect KwaZulu-Natal in any way.
As 8 May draws closer, many experts are raising awareness on how different social media threats can have a negative influence on the elections.
The Kgalema Motlanthe Foundation will be conducting workshops on Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Cape Town from Friday until Sunday.
Mozambique is prone to extreme weather events and as the storm approached, the coastal city of Beira was hit by winds of more than 170 kph, the National Meteorological Institute said.
Facebook blamed a "server configuration change" Thursday for a massive outage affecting its applications around the world and brought fresh attention to the embattled social networking leader.
A California jury awarded $29 million to a woman who said that asbestos in Johnson &Johnson's talcum-powder-based products caused her cancer.
The number of people killed in floods in southern Malawi has risen to 56 with the country now also on alert for an approaching tropical cyclone.
A new drug cocktail reduces the length of treatment for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis from nearly two years to nine to 11 months with a similar effectiveness, according to a large clinical trial whose results were published in a US journal Wednesday.
For breast cancer survivors, the risk of tumours returning casts a long shadow, with recurrence possible up to two decades after a diagnosis. But new research could help identify and treat those most in danger.
Farmers in the North West province have welcomed the recent downpours, but say more follow up rain is needed.