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New 3D Printer Can Make Complex Body Tissues

David Grossman writes in popular mechanics that scientists are hoping that a specially adapted 3D printer made to build therapeutic biomaterials will help aid medical research by printing test materials so complex as to closely approximate real human tissue....

LʹAfrique, nouvelle terre des sciences 1/3: les défis

Le Next Einstein Forum sʹest déroulé fin mars à Kigali, au Rwanda. Son but est de valoriser la recherche scientifique sur le continent africain. Plus de 1500 personnes y ont participé, dont 40% de femmes, des scientifiques africains mais aussi des décideurs, des...

SciDev.Net launches Script training course

SciDev.Net announced the launch of a two-year pilot training programme called script, at a roundtable event for editors during Africa’s biggest science conference, the Next Einstein Forum in Kigali, Rwanda, for journalists and scientists in Kenya and Nigeria, which it...

Le Next Einstein Forum lance un sondage pour mesurer l’écart entre les genres dans l’enseignement des STIM et la recherche en Afrique  

Kigali, le 24 janvier 2018 – Le Next Einstein Forum (NEF), une initiative de l'Institut Africain des Sciences Mathématiques (AIMS) en partenariat avec la Fondation Robert Bosch, annonce aujourd'hui le lancement d'un important sondage visant à mesurer l’écart existant...

For tech to be funded, it must improve lives

Technology can’t solve problems. Neither can data, for that matter. It can’t plug the holes of governance and political will but, without it, we cannot hope to address the myriad problems facing African countries. This idea permeated the Science Forum South Africa....

International scientists collaborate on Global State of Young Scientists (GloSYS) Africa study to deepen understanding of early-career scientists and scholars in Africa and the African diaspora

For long science, as well as scientific performance, in Africa has been associated with challenges and handicaps more than anything else. This global “impression” has hampered many knowledge contributions from African science, especially given the absence of national,...