Tanya Farber Senior science reporter

Tanya Farber is the senior science reporter for the Sunday Times and TimesLIVE.

Tanya Farber Senior science reporter
What on Earth?! The crazy ways our world has changed

It's a strange new world, and people make sense of it in unique ways.

Tanya Farber Senior science reporter
Spectre of new Covid-19 surge hangs over holiday season

Boerewors, beach and that big New Year's Eve bash - if you're dreaming of the mother of all festive seasons after a tough year, think again.

Tanya Farber Senior science reporter
As the first wave wanes, these are the lessons SA has learned from Covid

We’re on a downward trajectory as the number of active Covid-19 infections and deaths drops across SA.

Tanya Farber Senior science reporter
It was a helluva job, but these modellers got the Covid-19 death toll right

Covid-19 modellers have had a tough task, but one group in particular seems to have hit the nail on the head.

Tanya Farber Senior science reporter
Research on signature whistles used to help endangered dolphins

The whistles bottlenose dolphins use to communicate underwater are unique to each dolphin, and scientists have now made a breakthrough by using those ...

Tanya Farber Senior science reporter
PODCAST | The Khwezi Science Report: Singing for sex, and other urban tales

In this episode of the Khwezi Science Report, Tanya Farber takes us into the world of birds in the concrete jungle.

Tanya Farber Senior science reporter
Shocking stats on gender-based violence during lockdown revealed

The effect of lockdown on gender-based violence (GBV) has been laid bare by a researcher who collected data from every support call centre.

Tanya Farber Senior science reporter
Boffin makes a rock painting from the Cederberg really rock

An ancient rock painting in the Cederberg has been brought to life, reviving the sounds SA's first people made to summon rain to their arid landscape.

Tanya Farber Senior science reporter
PODCAST | SA students create new app to help you avoid Covid-19 hotspots

In this episode of The Kwezi Science Report, we look at the fascinating story of how the body of a man who died 9,000 years ago sheds light on ...

Tanya Farber Senior science reporter
Western Cape develops plan to curb bad, boozy behaviour

The Western Cape government is building an arsenal to curb the negative effects of alcohol, but those staring into the well of havoc say progress is ...

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