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Zimbabwean scientists honoured in Germany

16 November 2014 | 2289 Views
TWO young Zimbabwean scientists recently raised the country's profile when they scooped individual international awards for coming up with original research ideas that proffer solutions for the world'...
by Staff reporter

'Date set for the end of the world'

16 August 2014 | 9594 Views
An asteroid heading for Earth will cause destruction of biblical proportions, change the climate of the globe and devastate human life, scientists say - but not until 16 March 2880.The 195...
by Staff reporter

Scientists 'delete' HIV from human cells

24 July 2014 | 7983 Views
Once HIV conquers a human cell, it stays there forever but scientists have for the first time ever "deleted" HIV from human cells, marking a major breakthrough in fight against AIDS.The virus ...
by Staff reporter

Scientists claim new drugs 'can cure cancer'

29 September 2013 | 1957 Views
Skin cancer suffers could be cured of the disease with new breakthrough drugs, experts claimed, as they hailed the "beginning of a new era".Seriously ill patients are said to have seen "spect...
by Staff Reporter

Scientists in Australia identify 280 craters on the moon

18 June 2013 | 2091 Views
Australian scientists have identified 280 craters on the moon that have never been mapped before, utilizing ultra-high resolution mapping techniques.The researchers at Curtin University in Wes...
by Tech Reporter

Scientists discover a way to 'read' people's dreams

05 April 2013 | 3358 Views
Scientists in Japan said Friday they had found a way to "read" people's dreams, using MRI scanners to unlock some of the secrets of the unconscious mind.Researchers have managed what they sai...
by Tech Reporter

Scientists help man grow nose on his arm

23 January 2013 | 4558 Views
UK Scientists are helping a man who lost his nose to cancer grow a new one on his ARM.Experts at University College London are using the man's bone marrow cells to help grow a new nose which w...
by Staff Reporter

Five minor planets named after top Chinese scientists

06 June 2012 | 1253 Views
Five minor planets have been named after top Chinese scientists with the approval of the International Astronomical Union (IAU), according to a statement released Monday after a certificate awarding ...
by Xinhua

Scientists discover new family of amphibians

22 February 2012 | 1904 Views
Indian scientists have claimed the discovery of an entirely new family of amphibians in the forests in northeastern part of the country.A team, led by Delhi University Professor S.D. Biju, ha...
by Moyo Roy

Russian scientists successfully grow plants from 30,000-year-old seeds

22 February 2012 | 1449 Views
Russian scientists have successfully grown plants from seeds found frozen in the Siberian permafrost for about 30,000 years, the RIA Novosti news agency reported Tuesday.Seeds of the Silene s...
by Moyo Roy

Scientists Study 'Galaxy Zoo' Using Google Maps and Thousands of Volunteers

04 November 2011 | 763 Views
The reddest galaxies with the largest central bulb show the largest bars -- gigantic central columns of stars and dark matter -- according to a scientific study that u...
by Galaxy Zoo

Scientists Identify Gene Critical for Cell Responses to Oxygen Deprivation

04 November 2011 | 762 Views
Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have identified a protein that kick-starts the response to low levels of oxygen, suggesting new lines of research relevant to a variety of potentially fatal diso...
by ScienceDaily

World scientists meet in Rome to address key global challenges

28 September 2011 | 716 Views
The 30th general assembly of the International Council for Science (ICSU) kicked off in Rome on Tuesday to discuss and address how science can contribute to solving some of the most pressing challeng...
by Moyo Roy

Meat producers should replace cattle with insects, scientists say Morgan Erickson-Davis

11 January 2011 | 1210 Views
Scientists in the Netherlands have discovered that insects produce significantly less greenhouse gas per kilogram of meat than cattle or pigs. Their study, published in the online journal PLoS O...
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