Minister wants government to leverage on mobile technology for improved access to health, others
Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has stressed the need to use mobile technology to expand access to health and nutrition services in the country.
Nigerian skies, in 2017 - Part 7
But there is a hiatus, separating the two peaks. “After a busy period from late July to mid-August,” Kronk avers, “things quiet down during late August”.
Parenthood linked to longer life
Parents, take courage. If you survive the sleep deprivation, toddler tantrums and teenage angst, you may be rewarded with a longer life than your childless peers, researchers said Tuesday.
Scientists advance oil spill remediation
Scientists have made major progress in efforts to effectively cleanup the environment following oil spills in producing areas such as the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria.
Nigerian skies, in 2017 - Part 6
Sky-watchers have been enjoying the Lyrids, longer than any other meteor shower—with the earliest recorded observation, reports Francis Reddy, in Astronomy Magazine, being 687 B.C.
Breaking the bank: Thai vets remove 915 coins from turtle
A sea turtle dubbed 'Piggy Bank' has had her fortunes restored after Thai vets removed 915 coins from her stomach -- a deposit built up after years of gulping down good luck pennies tossed into its pond.
Pigs with edited genes show resistance to costly virus
A novel but controversial technique known as gene-editing has produced pigs that could be resilient to an often fatal virus that costs European farmers $1.6 billion per year, researchers said Thursday.
'Ring of fire' eclipse treat for southern skygazers
A spectacular "ring of fire" solar eclipse Sunday will regale skygazers in South America and southern Africa, with seafarers in the nearby Atlantic getting a front-row view too, astronomers say.