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Scientists build hydrogen sensor readable with the naked eye

According to many scientists, the proposed ‘hydrogen economy’, in which hydrogen is to become the most important carrier of sustainably generated energy, is an inevitable development. Unfortunately, the use of hydrogen entails certain risks, because it is flammable...

The Last Woman to Win a Physics Nobel

It’s been more than 50 years since there was a female winner. Maria Goeppert Mayer, is the last woman to win a Nobel Prize in Physics in 1963 after she discovered that the nucleus of the atom has an onion like layered structure. Elizabeth Landau writes that since then...

Women influencing tech in Ghana

In an industry where men outnumber women, the tech scene in Ghana has seen some tremendous growth over the years. From software development, training, influencing, blogging, engineering, to leadership roles with top global I.T giants,  Anne Amuzu, CEO Nandi Mobile is...

Here’s how 3D printing could change the future of medicine

3D printing technology is at the cutting edge of medical research, study shows potential to transform medicine, whether it is patient-specific surgical models, custom-made prosthetics, personalized on-demand medicines and even 3D printed human tissue. The study aims...

10 common misconceptions in physics

Science reveals that one of the most common scientific misconceptions is that science is full of facts. But rather, science is said to be a field in which the best current models of understanding can either be supported or disproved by evidence. However much it is...