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Feb 08, 2017 10:13am

From Wednesday 24 to Friday 26 February, the Alliance for Accelerating Excellenc​e in Science in Africa (AESA) will convene 300 of the most promising innovators in Africa, for the 2016 Grand Challenges Africa Meeting in Nairobi,…

Feb 08, 2017 10:31am

Source- BBC.com

The American SpaceX rocket company has resumed flights, launching a Falcon 9 vehicle from the Vandenberg Air Force Base on the California coast.

It is the first mission by the company since one of its vehicles…

Feb 08, 2017 10:24am
Source:Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

The 11 farthest known stars in our galaxy are located about 300,000 light-years from Earth, well outside the Milky Way's spiral disk. New research by Harvard astronomers…

Nov 30, 2016 08:29pm

By GAAS

The President and Vice Chancellor of Central University, Professor Kwesi Yankah was on Thursday July 7 honored for his exceptional and continuous administration and academic contribution to education.

The award was…

Nov 30, 2016 08:33pm

By Royal Society

Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to announce a long term commitment to research and innovation in a speech to the CBI today.

It is expected to include ‘substantial real terms increases in government…

Nov 30, 2016 08:37pm

By NAS

National Academy of Sciences President Emeritus Ralph J. Cicerone – a leader of science and world-renowned authority on atmospheric chemistry and climate change – died at his home in New Jersey today. He was 73.

Nov 30, 2016 08:40pm

By ASSAF

The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) elected Prof Jonathan Jansen as its new President for the next four years. He succeeds Prof Daya Reddy.

New Office-bearers were also elected. They are Professors Brenda…