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Editorials

Where do scientists fit into Africa's science plans?

Defining an appropriate policy-making role for Africa's scientific community requires a careful balance between …

25/10/06

Editorials

Do we need another global panel on biodiversity?

The desire of French president Jacques Chirac to boost political efforts to defend biodiversity is welcome. His …

31/01/05

News

UK and Canada to support African research on smoking

African scientists will conduct research on smoking control as part of a programme jointly supported by Canada and …

31/01/05

Editorials

Can Africa pioneer a new way of doing science?

Those keen to build a greater scientific capacity in Africa must not fall into the trap of encouraging outdated …

24/01/05

News

World Bank puts science back on the agenda

Boosting the science and technology capacity of developing countries is to become the focus of a new World Bank …

20/01/05

Editorials

Tsunami disaster: a failure in science communication

At the heart of the devastation caused by the Indian Ocean tsunamis lies a failure to communicate scientific …

17/01/05

News

Science advice 'essential' to meet development goals

UN secretary-general Kofi Annan will be told this week that developing countries need to find better ways of using …

10/01/05

News

Science spending 'is an investment against disasters'

The president of Britain's Royal Society says investing more money in science would reduce the amount needed for …

07/01/05

News

'Nobels' for developing country scientists launched

The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS) has launched an annual prize to honour scientists in …

04/01/05

Editorials

Will 2005 be the year of 'science for development'?

There have recently been signs that science and technology may be returning to the international aid agenda. The …

04/01/05

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