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Oct 6th, 2013
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A study by the Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings has shown that no Nigerian university made the top 400 in the world. The report, ‘World University Rankings 2013-2014,’ which was released on Wednesday, also showed that no African university was on the list of 100 most reputable in th...
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Sep 20th, 2011
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Scientists have found a way to prevent HIV from damaging the immune system and say their discovery may offer a new approach to developing a vaccine against AIDS. Researchers from the United States and Europe working in laboratories on the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) found it is unable to damag...
By benim
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Mar 14th, 2011
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Japan has asked the US for help to stop a quake-damaged nuclear reactor plunging into uncontrollable meltdown. The plea comes after a second hydrogen explosion occurred at a nuclear plant where officials warned that three nuclear rods in a cooling-starved reactor appeared to be melting. Plumes of gre...
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In Health
Feb 9th, 2011
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London – Fear of infection and mass social change have driven a huge decline in HIV rates in Zimbabwe, offering important lessons on how to fight the Aids epidemic in the rest of Africa, scientists said on Tuesday. In a study in the journal PLoS Medicine, British researchers said Zimbabwe’...
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Oct 27th, 2010
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A growing African food sector can yield private sector returns on the back of government support, said a report on Tuesday, which also said that a global grain reserve may be needed to protect consumers from price spikes. Local initiatives aiming for an African equivalent of the Green Revolution, whi...