Flu season paired with COVID-19 presents the threat of a 'twindemic,' making the need for vaccination all the more urgent

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Is Facebook becoming a liability for brands?

by Sara Savat-WUSTL, 16 days ago

Businesses may drive up profits using Facebook in the short term, but new disclosures could soon make the platform a ethical liability for brands.

Engineering Africa’s banana future

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Africa’s native bananas are under threat. Can biotechnology save the much-loved matoke?

Science leaders ‘can tackle child marriage’

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Rural and urban science outreach programmes show girls alternatives to child marriage, says biostatistician.

Invest in research to save Africa’s agriculture

by Gilbert Nakweya, 16 days ago

Actions are urgently needed to prevent COVID-19 from hurting Africa’s agriculture, writes Gilbert Nakweya.

Africa hinges hopes for COVID-19 vaccine equity on US

by Dann Okoth, 16 days ago

Africa will use this week’s global summit on COVID-19 to call for vaccine equity.

‘Walk the talk’ after food systems summit, scientists urge

by Ruth Douglas, 16 days ago

Scientists mobilise to ensure that lofty promises at the UN Food Systems Summit are followed through.

‘Witchcraft’ stigma surrounds dementia

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Research and data are needed to meet rising dementia cases in Sub-Saharan Africa, say advocates.

Q&A: Know yourself to better help others – psychologist

by Michael Kaloki, 16 days ago

Studying psychology develops self-awareness, says dementia specialist.

UN summit calls for climate-friendly food systems

by Dann Okoth, 16 days ago

Sustainable food systems needed to solve the world’s hunger crisis, controversial UN summit hears.

Indigenous people raise voices to avert Amazon tipping point

by Aleida Rueda, 16 days ago

Many scientific interventions to save the Amazon are failing to consider local communities, forum hears.

Q&A: From tiny island farm to public health professor

by Halima Athumani, 16 days ago

Diana Nambatya Nsubuga was her village’s first university graduate. Now, she’s on a mission to change Africa’s future.

Integrating public health, urban farming

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Nutrition, immunisation and family planning are the ‘magic bullets’ of change, says community health worker advocate.

Long hours ‘a key cause of work-related deaths’

by Sanjeet Bagcchi, 16 days ago

Long working hours are a growing factor behind work-related deaths, a global health report finds.

Does biobanking hold the key to achieving universal health?

by Sanjeet Bagcchi, 16 days ago

Collecting and processing biological samples could speed up advances in global health research, a UN summit hears.

‘Green infrastructure’ shift for sustainable cities

by Gareth Willmer, 16 days ago

How can cities reduce their ecological footprint? A new UNEP-led project aims to provide solutions.

Street-level maps to help plan for floods, disasters

by Melanie Sison, 16 days ago

UN University develops tool that generates street-level maps to help on disaster planning.

Experts, electricity ‘not needed’ for health innovations

by Dann Okoth, 16 days ago

A WHO compendium of health innovations targets low-resource settings with unstable power supply.

Q&A: ‘More girls just need to be mentored’

by Halima Athumani, 16 days ago

Plant biotechnologist says her father’s support encouraged her on her career path.

Debate: What developing countries need from COP26

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Join us as we discuss how climate change is affecting everything from agriculture, to public health and fragile peace agreements.

Q&A: ‘Fear of laughter’ keeps girls quiet at school

by Charles Pensulo, 16 days ago

Biostatistician says boosting girls’ self-esteem can keep them in school and create a new generation of researchers.

SciDev.Net 20th Anniversary event

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SciDev.Net marks its 20th anniversary with a special online event celebrating science journalism on 21st October, 2021.

The Pandora Papers: why does South Dakota feature so heavily?

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Street-level maps to help plan for floods, disasters

by Melanie Sison, 17 days ago

UN University develops tool that generates street-level maps to help on disaster planning.

Debate: What developing countries need from COP26

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Join us as we discuss how climate change is affecting everything from agriculture, to public health and fragile peace agreements.

DOD Finds Top-Notch, Reliable Defense Partner, Supplier in Italy > U.S. Department of Defense > Defense Department News

by C. Todd Lopez, 17 days ago

Italy has been one of the nations the U.S. military depends on for both defense relations and military supplies and equipment like weapon systems, small arms, chemicals and aircraft components.

DOD Official Discusses Cybersecurity Priorities at Billington Summit > U.S. Department of Defense > Defense Department News

by Terri Moon Cronk, 17 days ago

The Defense Department is becoming smarter about cybersecurity and is at an inflection point, Kelly Fletcher, performing the duties of the chief information officer, said.

The Plight of The Palestinian Refugee With Dr. Ramzy Baroud

by CT Staff, 17 days ago

This post is originally published on Citizen Truth by CT Staff Ramzy Baroud is a US-Palestinian journalist, media consultant, an author, internationally-syndicated columnist, Editor of Palestine Chronicle (1999-present), former Managing Editor of London-based Middle East Eye, former Editor-in-Chief of The Brunei Times, former Deputy Managing Editor of Al Jazeera online. Baroud taught mass communication at Australia’s Curtin University of Technology, Malaysia Campus. Baroud also served as […] Read more at The Plight of The Palestinian Refugee With Dr. Ramzy Baroud

U.S. and Haiti work to address migration challenges

by ShareAmerica, 17 days ago

U.S. State Department officials met with Haitian leaders to discuss ways to address the root causes of their migration crisis.

Adults who stutter don't do it if they think no one's listening

by James Devitt-NYU, 17 days ago

A new study finds evidence for the "talk-alone-effect" in adults who stutter. When they're alone and think no one's listening, they don't stutter at all.


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