The world's oceans were the hottest in recorded history in 2019, scientists said on Tuesday, as manmade emissions warmed seas at an ever-increasing rate with potentially disastrous impacts on Earth's climate.
Lunar eclipse, La Niña climate disruption top 12 science events
The world has continued to witness series of science events that has helped shaped it, either positively or negatively, especially in the last 12 months.
As we end one decade and enter another, we Must enter the new decade with Vision, Insight, Foresight, Clarity, Direction, Boldness, Courage, and Enterprise.
‘We were queried for inventing HIV/AIDS cure instead of commendation’, says inventor
Profeddor of Small Animal Medicine and Clinical Virology at the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike, (MOUAU), Abia State, Dr. Maduike Ezeibe has revealed that he received a query instead of a commendation letter after his invention.
NGO urges Kwara State government to end FGM, prosecute executors
Burdened by the existing practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Kwara State, a non governmental organisation, Kick Against Genital Multiple ( KAGM) has intensified efforts to wag war against the practice in families across the state.
Stakeholders seek support for children living with cancer
Stakeholders have called on Nigerians to show support to children living with cancer in order to boost their morale in the fight against the disease.
Nigeria enters peak season for most infectious diseases
The dry season is here. It is associated with frequent outbreaks of infectious diseases and preventable deaths.
Foundation solicits funds to aid treatment of people with kidney diseases
With the increasing prevalence of kidney diseases and deaths of patients due to lack of funds for treatment, stakeholders have solicited for funds to help people with the disease finance dialysis and transplant.
Private sector and public health collaboration for emergency preparedness in Nigeria
In 2014, Nigeria experienced an outbreak of Ebola virus disease. In our country where warm greetings are the norm, Ebola changed our reality as people no longer shook hands or hugged. Several businesses and schools closed down
Solar eclipse, killer asteroid set to grace the skies on Dec 26
Nigeria and indeed the rest of the world are set to ‘behold’ two astronomical events on Boxing Day, December 26, 2019: an annular solar eclipse and a monster asteroid called 310442 (2000 CH59), which will make a close encounter with Earth.
Scientists to harness the sun to break down plastic
Scientists said Wednesday they have come up with an environmentally-friendly method that uses artificial sunlight to transform plastic into power-generating chemicals, as countries worldwide battle to reduce waste.