According to the scientists, over 2,300 planets spotted during the Kepler missions have been confirmed so far, including over 30 terrestrial-sized planets that lie in the ‘Goldilocks Zone’ of their star.
IVF pioneer wins 2017 African Child Prize Award for discovery
The African Child Foundation (ACF) organized the Award held on June 16, 2017 at the Oriental Hotel in Lagos. ACF is a growing community of young African leaders passionate about humanitarian services.
Hot weather makes people more hostile, selfish
Scientists have discovered more effects of warming planet as the surface temperatures on Earth continue to soar.
Minister tasks medical laboratory science council on standards
Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has urged the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) to pursue the ideal of improved standards in all aspects of medical laboratory eco system, in focusing on structure and associated construction industry.
Scientists begin research to ensure food security in Nigeria
Determined to ensure food security by improving yield of the grains, the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) team of researchers has began study on the local grain, Fonio (Acha).
Boosting clinical trials in Africa
With less than three percent clinical trials in the continent, the Association for Good Clinical Practice in Nigeria (AGCPN) in collaboration with National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) ....
‘Habitable’ super-Earth planet just 21 light-years away
The planet was spotted by researchers at the Canary Islands Institute of Astrophysics (IAC) using the 3.6-meter Galileo National Telescope at the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory.
Space junk could destroy satellites, hurt economies
The growing amount of fast-moving space debris orbiting the Earth could lead to catastrophic collisions with satellites, hurting economies, researchers warned Wednesday ahead of a summit to coordinate efforts to remove the junk.
TRAPPIST-1’s seventh planet is chilly world
When astronomers in February announced the discovery of seven planets orbiting a supercool star, details about the outermost planet were sketchy.
40 more ‘intelligence’ genes found
Smarty-pants have 40 new reasons to thank their parents for their powerful brains.