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Arab women scientists launch initiatives

An awards ceremony recognising Arab women scientists has enabled many to meet face-to-face for the first time.

07/10/09

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Africa's disease burden could conceal swine flu cases

Swine flu in Africa will be hard to detect against a background of many other diseases with similar symptoms, says …

29/04/09

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Women scientists rewarded for outstanding research

Women around the world have been recognised for their contributions to science in the 'For Women in Science' awards.

16/03/09

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African agricultural research 'neglected ' by donor policies

A UN report cites a lack of emphasis on agricultural research in development policy as a key reason for African …

24/09/08

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African crop yields benefit from 'pinch' of fertiliser

A technique using small doses of fertiliser — pioneered by African scientists — is increasing crop …

03/09/08

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Ghana, Tanzania to benefit from new UK funding scheme

A UK-based trust will provide over US$6 million of funding for research projects based in Ghana and Tanzania.

11/07/08

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TB antibiotic use has 'resistance side-effect'

An antibiotic used to treat drug-resistant tuberculosis may increase resistance to pneumoccocal disease, according …

31/03/08

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HIV 'cure' doctor sues science academy

A Nigerian doctor is suing the country's science academy after it published a report casting doubt on his claim to …

27/11/07

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Policy advice 'poses challenge' for Africa academies

Africa's science academies are improving their engagement with policymakers, but anticipate further challenges …

15/11/07

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South Africa weighs up ten-year science plan

South Africa hopes to transform its economy in ten years by investing in science and technology via public-private …

04/10/07

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South African HIV trial suffers setback

Trials of a HIV vaccine in South Africa have been halted after trials in the United States have shown it has no …

21/09/07

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Improved nutrition 'cannot replace HIV or TB drugs'

A review from researchers in South Africa has found that improved nutrition can never replace drugs as a treatment …

22/08/07

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