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Research heavyweights elected to SA academy

The Academy of Science of South Africa has inducted 32 members, taking its membership to 426. The new members, announced on 5 November, contains some famous names.

Probably the most widely-known name on the list is Lee Berger, the paleoanthropologist famous for discovering remains of Australopithecus sediba, a human ancestor, near Johannesburg.

The list also includes stellar international researchers who recently moved to South Africa, such as William Bishai, the American director of the recently established KwaZulu-Natla Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV in Durban.

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