August 1, 2019

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April 29, 2019

Africa Science Week

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April 1, 2015

DNA Reveals History of Buried Slaves

DNA has helped scientists reconstruct the life histories and ancestry of enslaved individuals. Two men and one woman were dug up in 2010 in the Caribbean island of St. Martin, their skeletons dating back to the 17th century. What they found was that one of the men likely belonged to a Bantu-speaking group in northern Cameroon and the others […]

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July 4, 2014

South Africa: Spare the Rod – the Biology of Poverty and Violence

Scientific advances in human biology may soon have a profound bearing on the policies that governments and organizations adopt towards young mothers, caregivers and babies in poor and stressed communities. There is an emerging body of scientific evidence to show that the environment in which a very young baby develops is pivotal in shaping its […]

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July 4, 2014

South Africa: Spare the Rod – the Biology of Poverty and Violence

Scientific advances in human biology may soon have a profound bearing on the policies that governments and organizations adopt towards young mothers, caregivers and babies in poor and stressed communities. There is an emerging body of scientific evidence to show that the environment in which a very young baby develops is pivotal in shaping its […]

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July 3, 2014

Nanomaterials Up Close: Gum Arabic

This alien glob is a piece of gum arabic from the hardened sap of the Acacia tree, most likely collected from a tree in Sudan. Rox Middleton explains how the electron microscope has changed the way we are able to interact with objects at the nanoscale, allowing us to enjoy a glimpse of the exquisite […]

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July 3, 2014

Nanomaterials Up Close: Gum Arabic

This alien glob is a piece of gum arabic from the hardened sap of the Acacia tree, most likely collected from a tree in Sudan. Rox Middleton explains how the electron microscope has changed the way we are able to interact with objects at the nanoscale, allowing us to enjoy a glimpse of the exquisite […]

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July 2, 2014

Researchers get US$56.1 million to scale up projects

Food security researchers from nine African countries will receive Canadian 60 million Canadian dollars (about US$56.1 million) from the Canadian International Food Security Research Fund (CIFRSF) to scale up their projects. The researchers gathered in the Kenyan town of Naivasha last week (23-27 June) for the Research to Feed Africa Symposium to review ten research projects […]

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July 2, 2014

Researchers get US$56.1 million to scale up projects

Food security researchers from nine African countries will receive Canadian 60 million Canadian dollars (about US$56.1 million) from the Canadian International Food Security Research Fund (CIFRSF) to scale up their projects. The researchers gathered in the Kenyan town of Naivasha last week (23-27 June) for the Research to Feed Africa Symposium to review ten research […]

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