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Aug 23, 2017 09:35am

Royal Society Research Professorships provide long term support for world-class researchers of outstanding achievement and promise. These are the Society’s premier research awards and the aim of this scheme is to release the best leading…

Aug 22, 2017 03:23pm

By Jonathan Amos, BBC Science Correspondent

A huge shadow cast by the Moon as it passed in front of the Sun swept across the nation, from Oregon in the west to South Carolina in the east.

Millions of people moved to get into…

Aug 23, 2017 09:26am

WASHINGTON – Given the possible security vulnerabilities related to developments in synthetic biology – a field that uses technologies to modify or create organisms or biological components – a new …

Aug 23, 2017 09:14am

Scientists have tapped into the microbiome of elite runners and rowers, and have identified particular bacteria that may aid athletic performance. The goal is to develop probiotic supplements that may help athletes -- and even amateur…

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…