NASC, NABDA train 20 scientists on detection of genetically modified seeds
As the country gears up for the commercialization of Genetically Modified (GM) crops, the National Agricultural Seed Council (NASC) has commenced the training of 20 seed scientists on the detection of GM seeds.
Nigerian skies, in 2017 - Part 4
In Nigeria, “optimum” viewing conditions, would be a pitch-dark night, under a perfectly clear sky, somewhere in the rural North or the mountainous Middle Belt.
Astronomers find 60 new planets orbiting stars near solar system
In the hunt for life outside Earth, researchers have discovered 60 new planets orbiting stars near our solar system.
Nigerian skies in 2017 - Part 3
Auspiciously, key comet sentinels forecast a flurry of activity this month, as luminous visitors take perihelion turns around the Sun—some radiating near the margins of naked-eye visibility.
Pfizer urges more efforts to reduce cancer patients’ pains, deaths, incidence
As part of its efforts to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection and treatment, Pfizer joined the rest of the world to commemorate World Cancer Day.
Information management crucial in healthcare delivery, says LUTH’s CMD
Chief Medical Director (CMD), Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Prof. Chris Bode has said that information management is very essential in healthcare delivery because it connects and highlights data to provide information.....
Lunar eclipse expected tomorrow, solar episode on February 26, 2017
Nigerian would tomorrow, Friday February 10, join the rest of the world to witness series of spectacular displays including a lunar eclipse and comet 45P, also known as the New Year comet.
Nigerian skies, in 2017- Part 2
Foreknowledge of obscurations, formerly had high strategic value. The explorer Christopher Columbus, used a looming eclipse to dupe native Americans out of needed “essential commodities”.
Crisis rocks Edo sickle cell centre over use of opioids, others
Edo State Sickle Cell Board Chairman, Prof. Caroline Edijana Omoti, has called on Governor Godwin Obaseki to urgently wade into the crisis brewing at the centre following allegations of misconducts by some members of the board ranging from financial.......