Nigeria: Back in Space…

Some seven weeks after the flawless launch of China's unmanned Shenzhou-8 spacecraft into a low earth orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, in...

SA: Mandela Institute links with industry

Arusha.The Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology (NM-AIST), which has just kicked-off operations near the Arusha City, plans to close ranks with...

Game approach to improve outbreak modelling skills

A game aimed at teaching mathematicians and epidemiologists to understand and handle complex data generated by disease outbreaks has been developed by US researchers, according to...

Libyan researchers appeal to farming experts

Libya's Agricultural Research Center (ARC) is trying to get back on track following the country's recent period of unrest. The centre requested support from...

North-South collaboration helps researchers stay at home

This article was originally published on the SciDev.Net Website 0n 23 August 2012. Marc McIlhone - AfricanBrains 'Brain drain' is an often heard phrase but is it really...

Climate change: Coping versus adapting

JOHANNESBURG, 2 April 2012 (IRIN) - People often use “coping” and “adapting” interchangeably in the context of disaster response - an issue the Intergovernmental...

Call for Applications: 2020-2021 Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program

Two categories of grants are offered through African Research Scholar Program The U.S. Embassy in Kigali, Rwanda is pleased to announce the call for applications...

Increased investment pushes African agriculture growth higher

Good technologies generated from agricultural research in Africa have been beneficial in improving crop yield and economic growth on the continent, says Prof. Monty...

Predictive tool could cut HIV test costs

A tool to monitor how HIV-positive patients respond to antiretroviral therapy (ART) could free up scarce personnel and laboratory resources in developing countries, according to...

Scientists crack locust colour code to predict swarms

Researchers in Madagascar have spotted early warning signals on locusts that could indicate when they are about to swarm. Locusts are harmless when solitary...

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