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Scientist employ gene editing to eradicate harmful viruses in live pigs

Scientists on Thursday announced a breakthrough in producing the first batch of live pigs free of dangerous viruses, setting the stage for transplanting life-saving...
cassava

Scientists urge Kenya to embrace cassava to boost food security

Scientists have urged Kenya to embrace production of cassava in order to boost the country's food security. Virus Resistant Cassava for Africa (VIRCA) Kenya Project...

Scientists expand anti-striga seed to East Africa

African scientists said Thursday they have expanded innovative anti-striga seed that has led to the reclamation of 20,000 hectares of arable land in Kenya...
Maize roughage

Scientists to release biotech maize, cotton varieties in Kenya

Kenyan scientists have used modern biotechnology to develop two crop varieties that are expected to be released in the country soon. Simon...
Scientists

Reasons behind female fertility drop uncovered by scientist

Scientists have discovered a possible new explanation for why female fertility declines with age. In a study published in the U.S. journal Current Biology, researchers...
tuberculosis

Three-D system to help scientists battle against deadly TB

A research team in London and Southampton have developed a new system using 3-D which will help find better treatments for sufferers of tuberculosis...
File photo taken on May 13, 2015 shows the workboat of a Chinese archaeological team for the archaeological work of the Shanhu Island No. 1 shipwreck in the Xisha archipelago in the South China Sea.(Xinhua)

Scientists complete drilling task in South China Sea

Scientists on Tuesday completed the first drilling task of an expedition to the South China Sea. The hole, identified as U1499A, has...

Scientists conducts research in Antarctica

Scientists take a boat to the King George Island for field research as they depart Chinese research vessel Haiyang Liuhao, also known as Ocean...

Chinese scientists develop fireproof, waterproof paper

In January 2015, a fire in one of Russia's largest university libraries damaged more than 1 million historical documents, an incident which some media...
Ghana Association of Biomedical Laboratory Scientists (GABMLS)

GABMLS Concerned About Unfair Placement Of Workers

The Ghana Association of Biomedical Laboratory Scientists (GABMLS) has ‘’as a matter of urgency’’ called on government to grant clearance for the recruitment of...

GABMLS Mounts Pressure on Government to Recruit More

The Ghana Association of Biomedical Laboratory Scientists (GABMLS) has  called on government to “as a matter of urgency” grant clearance for the recruitment of...
Bees help pollinate around 80 percent of all species of flowering plants, so without them many fruits and vegetables would be unable to reproduce (AFP Photo/Jack Guez)

New Zealand scientists turn up heat on honey-bee killer

Preliminary results from a pilot study by scientists at the government's Plant and Food Research institute indicated that a breakthrough has been made in...
rice

Research has found Surinam rice to its African roots

Several Suriname black rice grains were cultivated into fully grown plants in the Hortus Botanicus in Amsterdam. An international team of scientists led by...

Biomedical lab scientists suspends strike action

The Ghana Association of Biomedical Laboratory Scientists (GABMLS), has called off their strike effective Tuesday August 30. The group was on strike demanding...
Bakoto Kinteh in a rice field at the Juffureh dyke in The Gambia. ActionAid partner ADWAC built the dyke to reclaim the fields from climate damage. Photo: ,Jane Hahn/ActionAid

Scientists in high-yield rice pursuit to feed Africa

Scientists, policy makers and rice traders all agree that rice has a long value chain, which employs many people from farmers, millers to the...
groundnut

Tamale: World Groundnut Researchers to Meet

The gathering is the annual meeting for the Peanut & Mycotoxin Innovation Lab, which is made up of scientists and student researchers working through...
Two elephants are seen in the Chobe National Park, northern Botswana, March 24, 2015. The Kasane Conference on The Illegal Wildlife Trade was held on Tuesday in Kasane, the gateway to the Chobe National Park, with delegations from 35 countries and around 20 international organizations. (Xinhua/Lu Tianran)(azp)

25,000 elephants killed annually for ivory – Scientists

The impact of the poaching crisis is said to have far-reaching consequences including reduced income from tourism and increased crime rates to degraded ecosystems. The...

Scientists Proves An Hour’s Walk Saves Lives

An hour of moderate physical activity per day is enough to cancel out the deadly effect of sitting behind an office desk or watching...
GMO Crops

CSOs stance and scientist support for the adoption of GMOs

According to the scientists, Ghana must also consider mainstreaming biotechnology into its crop and animal improvement plans to guarantee sustainable food security for the...
The World Heritage-listed reef is currently suffering its worst bleaching in recorded history with 93 percent of corals affected due to warming sea temperatures. (AFP Photo/STR)

Great Barrier Reef: 35% corals areas killed by Bleaching

The experts from James Cook University (JCU) say it is the most extreme case of mass bleaching they have ever measured at the...

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