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Smart Care Tech project: Integrated Smart technology for visually impaired people

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GIVE1 Project: Bridging the digital divide, advocating for girls involvement in ICT by David Jeng

In recent years, the...

Working towards Africa’s Energy Independence

Over 640 million...

Jonathan Esole soutien des talents congolais

“Former une nouvelle...

Sidy Ndao s’engage pour développer l’enseignement expérimental en Afrique

Le physicien sénégalais...

Hamidou Tembine, un Malien qui aide à décider

“Je m’intéresse à la...

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Scientists have created a silicon beating heart

Researchers have created an artificial, silicone heart to help combat the shortage of donor hearts. The silicone heart has been developed by Nicholas Cohrs, a doctoral student in the group led by Wendelin Stark, Professor of Functional Materials Engineering at ETH...

How secure is blockchain?

Blockchain technology is transforming the way we do business by allowing consumers to cut out the middleman in numerous vital services, reducing costs and boosting efficiency. In this way it has the potential to reduce poverty throughout the developing...

Africa cultivates innovation to boost global reach

Africa faces the world's largest shortage of primary and secondary school teachers at the very time the population of school-age students is on track to grow at the world's largest pace. In addition, 32.3% of sub-Saharan Africa's children, adolescents, and youth do...

Weak policies harming circular economy path in Africa

Circular economy — the concept of reducing and reusing waste — could help the continent solve environmental challenges, according to experts during a panel discussion at the 2nd Next Einstein Forum Global Gathering held in Rwanda last month (26-28 March). African...