Africa urged to curb HIV spread with cutting edge innovation

NAIROBI, March 31 (Xinhua) -- The African continent was urged to seek cutting edge innovation from developed countries as well as from...

MeerKAT advances cutting-edge expertise

Article republished with kind permission from SKA Africa. South Africa's MeerKAT project - and the prospect that the continent could possibly also host the SKA -...

Virtual sky display in MeerKAT control room

Article republished with kind permission from SKA Africa. A real-time virtual sky display has been installed as part of the newly deployed control room in the...

Students star at SA SKA postgraduate conference

Article republished with kind permission from SKA Africa. By Engela Duvenage, Stellenbosch University The annual South African SKA postgraduate conference, now in its fifth year, is not...

MeerKAT engineers launch new ROACH board

Article republished with kind permission from SKA Africa. South African engineers at the MeerKAT project office in Cape Town are taking the lead in the development...

Most African nations ‘still not investing enough in agriculture’

Promises made by African leaders to increase their investment in agriculture to ten per cent of their national budgets have been met by only...

MeerKAT Science – the Large Survey Projects

Article republished with kind permission from SKA Africa. Professor Roy Booth, SKA South Africa Project The first science that the MeerKAT will do is encompassed by the...

Anti-mosquito drives stumble at final ten per cent

Eliminating malaria by controlling mosquitoes may prove impossible unless control programmes consider that mosquitoes reproduce faster as their numbers dwindle, says a study. Insecticide-treated nets...

Biomed Analysis: Eliminating sleeping sickness for good

After recent gains against trypanosomiasis, new diagnostic and treatment tools mean we can make the final push, says Priya Shetty. Once again we are close to...

Geneticists and smallholders in quest for perfect cattle

Dairy farmers in East Africa could soon benefit from superior, affordable cattle breeds through a US$1 million research project. The Dairy Genetics East Africa (DGEA)...

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