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Hong Kong biotech firm develops rapid detection method for new coronavirus

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A Hong Kong biotechnology company said it has successfully developed a rapid detection method for novel coronavirus that is highly accurate and sensitive and...
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Kenyan scientists call on Africa to diversify uses of biotechnology

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Kenyan scientists on Tuesday called on African governments to diversify uses of biotechnology and begin to embrace the emerging applications, particularly in the crop...
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Ghana must spend more on biotechnology related research

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Professor Marian D. Quain, the Principal Research Scientist, at the Crop Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), has called...
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Scientists Urged To Make Findings Public

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Ms Rose M. Gidado, the Assistant Director for the National Biotech Development Agency of Nigeria, on Thursday called for the humanisation of science, to...

Scientist calls for faster uptake of biotechnology in Africa

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African scientist on Tuesday called for predictable political commitment towards supporting biotechnology research to boost uptake of the technology in the continent. ...

Managing The Inevitable Waste Problem

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Human activities inevitably lead to the generation of waste which must be managed to prevent environmental and health problems. District Assemblies have long out-sourced waste...

Future of humanity depends on how people choose to use AI, biotechnology

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What will happen if Artificial Intelligence (AI) knows us better than we do about ourselves? Yuval Noah Harari, author of the...
GMO Crops

CSOs stance and scientist support for the adoption of GMOs

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According to the scientists, Ghana must also consider mainstreaming biotechnology into its crop and animal improvement plans to guarantee sustainable food security for the...

Science is a good servant but a bad cook

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Not only has science given us electricity, but it has also given us modern transportation systems and amazing telecommunication technologies – not to mention...
Laboratory technicians of the company Icon Genetics prepare proteines from Tobacco plants (Nicotiana benthamiana) for weighing in a laboratory in Halle, August 14, 2014.

KNUST established central laboratory

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The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has established a central laboratory to function as a shared facility for use in both...
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OFAB Ghana Holds Workshop For Tamale Students On Biotechnology

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By Joseph Kobla Wemakor About 80 selected students drawn from 8 senior high schools within the Northern Region have benefited under a 1-day sensitization workshop...
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Israel to host Annual Clinical Trials Congress

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Israel is to host its Annual Israeli Clinical Trials Congress on February 25th 2015. The event will be taking place at the David Intercontinental...
GMO Crops

Help demystify use of GMOs ? Scientist

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Governments?in Africa have been urged to help demystify the use of biotechnology in crop production to enable the continent to become self-sufficient in food...

Ghana’s Electoral Commission blamed for the dwindling voter interest

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The Dean of Graduate Studies and?Research, Institute of Local Government?Studies, Eric Oduro Osae, has blamed the?Electoral Commission (EC) for the dwindling?voter interest in the...

Concerns in agricultural biotechnology up in Nigeria

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The last few weeks have seen several write-ups on the pages of newspapers in Nigeria about genetically modified crops (GMCs), food (GMF) and other...
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Ghanaians Asked To Disabuse Their Minds

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Professor Walter Alhassan, Former Director General of the Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), has appealed to the public to disabuse their minds...

Biotech crops are essential but are not a panacea

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Biotech crops are essential but are not a panacea and adherence to good farming practices such as rotations and resistance management, are a must...

Africa Needs Cost Effective Regulatory Systems For Biotechnology

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The fears and concerns expressed by individuals and different groups in Africa with regard to biotechnology have made the regulatory system cumbersome as most...

Nigeria must benefit from biotechnology-NABDA

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The Director-General, National Biotechnology Technology Development Agency (NABDA), Prof. Bamidele Solomon, said Nigeria was yet to benefit from the great potentials of biotechnology.Solomon stated...

Ghanaian Farmers Schooled On The Use Biotechnology In Agriculture

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Some farmers in the Northern Region have been sensitized on the need to embrace and apply biotechnologies in their farming activities to enable them...

Africa?s green revolution could be championed by Biotechnology

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Africa missed the Green Revolution, which helped Asia and Latin America achieve self-sufficiency in food production, missed the Industrial Revolution, but Africa cannot afford...

Eastern Regional Farmers Receive Education On Modern Biotechnology

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Representatives of farmer- based organizations in the Eastern Region have advocated that any technology that sought to increase agricultural productivity should involve structures that...

Food Insecurity In Africa Can Be Checked Through The Use Of Biotechnology

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The Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology has (OFAB) urged Africa leaders and other relevant institutions to harness the benefits of biotechnologies to promote food...

Uganda sees biotechnology as key to food security

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Despite the widespread cultivation of both cash and food security crops, food security and nutrition still remain uncertain due to frequent, unfriendly weather and...

Ghana to boost cotton production with modern biotechnology

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Mrs Sherry Ayittey, Minister of Environment, Science and Technology, has expressed government’s willingness to adopt modern biotechnology in the cotton industry to boost production. She...

NIGERIA STILL A SPECTATOR IN N41BN GLOBAL BIOTECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY -PSN PRESIDENT

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Nigeria still a spectator in N41bn global biotechnology industry -PSN PresidentOn February 16, 2012 · In BusinessBy Chioma ObinnaThe Pharmaceuticals industry in the country...

AfDB, IFPRI to hold meeting on agriculture biotechnology in Africa

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The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) will be holding an important meeting to present and discuss...

‘NIGERIA STILL A SPECTATOR IN N41BN GLOBAL BIOTECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY’ – PSN PRESIDENT

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‘Nigeria still a spectator in N41bn global biotechnology industry’ – PSN PresidentOn February 9, 2012 · In BusinessThe Pharmaceuticals industry in the country currently...