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Death is temporary - the resurrection of the naked mole rat

Prof Nigel Bennett and Dr Heike Lutermann, of the University of Pretoria's Department of Zoology and Entomology, are involved in an exciting study on the naked mole rat that has been featured in Science.

Malaria Awareness Week: Spreading the word about a killer disease

The University of Pretoria Institute for Sustainable Malaria Control has initiated an awareness campaign about malaria, during which focus will also be placed on some of the research being done at the Institute.

Africa's protected areas have only a quarter of the elephants they should

A new study from the Conservation Ecology Research Unit (CERU) at the University of Pretoria provides an estimate of the number of elephants that should be present in 73 protected areas spanning 21 African countries.