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Kenyan scientists develop potato varieties resistant to deadly pests

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Scientists in Kenya have developed potato varieties that are resistant to cyst nematodes in what promises to change fortunes of the crop in the...
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Science unsure of lasting health damage from wildfire smoke

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For weeks, millions of Californians were smothered by smoke from a record explosion of wildfires burning through grass, shrubs, conifer forests, houses and mobile...
A scinetist is doing research on a vaccine against COVID-19 in Shanghai. Photo:Yang Hui/Global Times

Scientists criticize Russian coronavirus vaccine research results

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Following the publication of a study of Russia's new coronavirus vaccine named Sputnik V, the renowned medical journal The Lancet has been inundated with...

Scientists find oldest known animal sperm in the world

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Chinese paleontologists along with their counterparts from Germany and Britain have discovered the oldest known animal sperm in the world in a piece of...
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Scientists detect gas on Venus linked to life on Earth

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Scientists have detected a gas called "phosphine" in the toxic atmosphere of Venus, which on Earth could originate from presence of life. ...
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Scientists worry Washington’s political crackdown may lead to Chinese brain-drain

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American scientists have expressed concerns about their government's crackdown on foreign interference at universities, which may drive away scientists of Chinese descent, according...
A man stands besides the artwork "Dinosaur" by Nathan Sawaya, which consists of most Lego bricks of 80,020, in Johannesburg, South Africa, on April 6, 2015. The largest Lego artworks exhibition in Africa "The Art of the Brick", which shows more than 70 Lego artworks made by American artist Nathan Sawaya, are scheduled to be held here from April 3 to August 2, 2015. (Xinhua/Zhai Jianlan)

Scientists find evidence of dinosaurs’ growth patterns

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An international research team has discovered that dinosaurs developed yearly growth lines on their bones throughout their lives, a find that sheds light on...
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Scientists develop innovative solution against fall armyworm in Africa

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Scientists at a Nairobi-based international insect research institute on Tuesday announced an innovative solution in the fight against the invasive fall armyworm. ...
A scinetist is doing research on a vaccine against COVID-19 in Shanghai. Photo:Yang Hui/Global Times

Several COVID-19 vaccines limit viral growth in monkeys, reports show

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There's been a lot of monkey business in the world of COVID-19 vaccine research this week - literally. Scientists from San Diego to Boston to...
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Ghana government urged to consider prospects of growing apples in Ghana

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A team of scientists from the Crop Research Institute (CRI) at Fumesua has appealed to the Government to take a critical look at the...
A scinetist is doing research on a vaccine against COVID-19 in Shanghai. Photo:Yang Hui/Global Times

Kenya scientists call for research support to speed up COVID-19 vaccine

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Kenyan scientists on Tuesday called on the international donor community to support the east African nation with more funding for scientific research to accelerate...
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Rwandan scientists conducting research on immunity of recovered COVID-19 patients

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Scientists in Rwanda are carrying out research aimed at finding out whether people who recovered from the COVID-19 in the country got specific...
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Why is coronavirus origin tracing a challenging task for scientists?

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage the world, the puzzle of where the virus originated is attracting global attention from science community. To identify...
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Having young scientists is encouraging for Ghana’s future – President

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has described as encouraging, the presence of young Ghanaian medical research scientists at the Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research...
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COVID-19: Two recover in Hohoe

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Two patients of COVID-19 in the Hohoe Municipal Hospital of the Volta Region have recovered, officials told the Ghana News Agency on Tuesday. ...
Chinese Scientists Develop Heat Stress Resistant Plants

Chinese scientists develop heat stress-resistant plants

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A research team of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has made a breakthrough in increasing the photosynthesis efficiency and yield of plants under...
Photo taken on Jan. 5, 2019 shows vintage cars running in the streets in Havana, capital of Cuba. More than 200 vintage cars took to the streets of Havana Saturday for a contest. (Xinhua/Joaquin Hernandez)

Havana Syndrome lacks evidence – scientists

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The Havana Syndrome, a set of symptoms reportedly experienced by U.S. and Canadian diplomats in Cuba, is a media fabrication, scientists said here on...
A researcher prepares for a test at a national key laboratory of silkworm genome biology in Southwest University, Chongqing municipality, May 31, 2017. (Photo by CFP)

Scientists, researchers to meet in Uganda over global health challenges

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Scientists, researchers, academicians and government representatives from across the world are scheduled to gather here to discuss among others measures to combat global health...
Cover of the report “China's Fight Against COVID-19 Epidemic: A Decisive Campaign” by the Shanghai Institute for International Studies (SIIS) Photo: Courtesy of the SIIS

Scientists refute theories suggesting COVID-19 has no natural origin

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Health experts from multiple countries have rejected claims that COVID-19 does not have a natural origin, and condemned related conspiracy theories. "We...
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Britain to lure top scientists with new fast-track visa system

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A new fast-track visa scheme aimed at attracting the world's top scientists, researchers and mathematicians to post-Brexit Britain was announced Monday. The...

Ghana Food Movement to launch its Manifesto

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Over the past few months a diverse group of Ghanaian and Accra-based food professionals, chefs, scientists, policy makers, farmers, food enthusiasts, agriculturalists, entrepreneurs and...

Soap from straw – Scientists develop eco friendly ingredient from agricultural waste

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A scientist has discovered a way of using one of the world’s most abundant natural resources as a replacement for manmade chemicals in soaps...
The first ever cotton sprout on the moon released by Chongqing University who led the design of this biological payload on the Chang'e-4 lunar mission. [Photo: CGTN/ Chongqing University]

China’s Mini Biosphere Experiment on the Moon Yield Perfect Results

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One of the cotton seeds carried to the moon by China's Chang'e-4 probe is the first ever to sprout on the moon, according to...

Greater Effort Needed To Fight Armyworm In Spite Of Progress Made

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A major new report published by CABI has today revealed that losses due to fall armyworm are lower than projected in 2017 and the...
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‘Future Scientists’ discovered at Galaxy International School

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Galaxy International School has taken another giant step by organizing its 14th Science and Makers Fair over weekend in Accra. This year’s Science and Makers...
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Scientists develop disease surveillance system framework to improve food security

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Agricultural scientists announced Wednesday they have developed a framework for Global Surveillance System (GSS) for crop diseases to help improve food security globally. Roger Day,...
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Scientists launch portal to promote use of non-chemical to control pests in Africa

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Agricultural scientists on Wednesday launched a prototype biopesticide portal to help promote use of non-chemical alternatives in controlling pests and diseases in Africa. Ulrich Kuhlmann,...
Schematic drawing of a diamond nanoneedle being bent by the side surface of a diamond tip, showing ultralarge elastic deformation. Credit: Yang Lu, Amit Banerjee, Daniel Bernoulli, Hongti Zhang, Ming Dao, Subra Suresh

Scientists find way to bend, stretch diamond

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An international team of researchers has found that diamond, the strongest of all natural materials, can bend and stretch much like rubber and snap...
A researcher prepares for a test at a national key laboratory of silkworm genome biology in Southwest University, Chongqing municipality, May 31, 2017. (Photo by CFP)

Chinese Scientist on the verge of cracking the mystery behind human embryos

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Chinese scientists have identified the crucial factor that activates gene expression in human embryos, providing significant theoretical basis for the studies on eugenics, said...
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Ministers Agree To Take Urgent Action To End Tuberculosis

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Some 75 ministers have agreed to take urgent action to end tuberculosis (TB) by 2030. The announcement came at the end of the "First WHO...