Women in science regional programme honours young scientists from across Africa

Since 1998, the L’Oréal Corporate Foundation and UNESCO have been committed to women in science and to increasing the number of women working in...

‘Toxic sugar bait’ could help control malaria

Extracts from melon and guava, as well as beer and boric acid, can together make an irresistible, yet potentially fatal, trap...

Research and Markets: The Mobile Consumer in South Africa 2012: Nokia and Blackberry Thriving

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rwdzwz/the_mobile_consume) has announced the addition of the "The Mobile Consumer in South Africa 2012"report to their offering. The Mobility 2012 project comprises...

Kubuqi Model lauded by international community as one Chinese solution to comprehensive desertification control

Could the Sahara and Sahel initiative draw lessons from the Kubuqi International Desert Forum? The sixth Kubuqi International Desert Forum (en.kubuqiforum.dycw.com) was held from July...

South Africa: Online mining system to fight corruption

Cape Town - Government has launched a groundbreaking online system to counter corruption and ensure transparency during the application and granting of mining rights,...

ViiV Healthcare announces new grants in support of ending mother to child transmission of...

Landmark number of grants awarded for 2015 as the Positive Action for Children Fund hits 5 year milestone The Positive Action for Children Fund (PACF)...

Emissions cuts also offer quick health and crop benefits

Reducing methane and black carbon emissions could quickly tackle climate change while improving food security and people's health, especially in developing countries, a study reports. Clean cooking stoves are...

Smartphones used to detect parasitic worms

A smartphone, a strip of double-sided tape and a simple glass lens could have a significant impact on the diagnosis of intestinal parasites that...

OECD and FAO see likely end to period of high agricultural prices but urge...

Food demand to rise strongly in coming decade; production gains alone will not suffice to eradicate hunger - action needed. The recent period of high...

India to boost science collaboration with Africa

 India and Africa have agreed to boost scientific collaboration at a high-level meeting of science ministers from both countries. At talks in Delhi last week (2 March),...

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