According to Science News, a partial solar eclipse will be seen from the much broader path of the Moon’s penumbra, including all of North America, northern South America, Western Europe, and some of Africa including Nigeria and north-east of Asia on Monday, August 21, 2017.
Experts advocate public health insurance for sickle cell patients
With the lack of proper management of sickle cell disease, which has led to its high incidence and increasing death rate in the country, experts have called for public health insurance for sickle cell patients to enable them access quality healthcare....
Role of alkaline water in management of cancer
The main thrust in treatment of cancer is to embark on a life style change, the aim being to undo those things that have occurred in the body as a result of maintaining the wrong lifestyle.
Medical imaging practitioners reject bill on National Council of Radiology
Medical radiographers and radiation scientists under the aegis of the Medical Imaging Society of Nigeria (MISON) have rejected the proposed National Council of Radiology and Radiation Medicine (NCR) Bill presently before the National Assembly.
NAFDAC, others seek compliance to breast milk code, lactation rooms
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has called for national laws and regulations to enforce strict compliance of the International Breast Milk Substitute (BMS) code by manufacturers and marketers of infant formula.
Science academies, ERF advance SDG4
Determined to meet the Sustainable Development Goal Four (SDG4) of ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all, the Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS), the Education Relief Foundation...
Moon could be wetter than thought, say scientists
The Moon, long thought to be a dry, inhospitable orb, hosts surprisingly large sub-surface water reserves, which one day may quench the thirst of lunar explorers from Earth, scientists said Monday.
Alien life: 'peculiar' radio signals emerge from nearby star
Some very "peculiar signals" have been noticed coming from a star just 11 light-years away, scientists in Puerto Rico say.
Women aren’t failing at science
Female research scientists are more productive than their male colleagues, though they are widely perceived as being less so. Women are also rewarded less for their scientific achievements.