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Looking at life in seemingly lifeless habitats

They are called extremophiles - microorganisms that can survive under extreme conditions such as in the Namib Desert or the Antarctic Dry Valleys.

Faculty research promotes environmental stewardship

The Faculty of Veterinary Science values its role and responsibility in conserving the environment. Through its academic programmes and research it is committed to promoting sustainability for a healthier environment.

This way for better wine, says UP plant virologist

Prof Gerhard Pietersen's research on grapevine leafroll disease is quite literally changing the face of the world’s grape and wine industries.