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Positive partnership clinched at EU–Africa summit

Africa and the European Union have included a science and technology partnership in their joint action plan.


European collaboration to support African science

A new initiative aims to enhance scientific partnerships between developed nations and Africa.


Report highlights 'stagnant' TB research funding

TB research and development funding must increase dramatically to meet global targets, says a report.


Group O blood 'can be defence against severe malaria'

Having blood group O makes children less likely to develop severe malaria, a finding that may have therapeutic …


Space technology to speed up TB detection

Technology originally conceived for space exploration could provide faster and more accurate testing for …


Gates foundation gives US$280 million to fight TB

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will donate US$280 million to fund several initiatives to fight tuberculosis.


Donor agencies risk 'piecemeal' capacity building

Short-term projects, narrow focus, and the competitive funding process threaten sustainable development projects, …


Quake survival, not foresight, needed, say experts

People in earthquake-prone cities need education and stronger buildings, not just early warnings and disaster …


Haemoglobin 'promotes trypanosome protection'

Haemoglobin may be involved in protecting humans from trypanosomes, the parasite family causing diseases such as …


Hotter Earth implicated in tropical rainfall rise

More rain is falling in the tropics, say researchers, and it could be because of rising global temperatures.


Method 'extends' stockpile of bird flu vaccine

Scientists have designed a method to extend current stockpiles of bird flu vaccine, meaning more people could be …


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