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.
How the climate crisis can trigger the sixth extinction, by Naza Alakija
Climate Change activist, Nazanin Alakija has said that the worlds’ ecosystem is currently experiencing its harshest ecological disruption we have ever witnessed.
How to improve trauma care, emergency services in Nigeria response services in Nigeria
Irked by the high rate of mortality arising from accidents and other emergencies, stakeholders have raised concern on the need to strengthen and improve the state of trauma care and other surgical and medical emergency response services in the national health care delivery system.
Understanding emotion matters
You may have heard it said that all emotions are valid. While this is true, it doesn’t mean that you’re well within your rights to throw a temper tantrum whenever you don’t get what you want.
Let us talk about mindfulness, attention devoid of judgment, elaboration
Life constantly demands our attention, but when we become fixated on the past or worried about the future, we often miss vital information in our present situations.
Solar eclipse set for December 26, full Moon on November 12
Have you seen the Moon lately? When was the last time you observed the skies? The Moon and the stars are playing some interesting games. Nigeria and most parts of the world will witness another series of astronomical spectacles between today and the end of the year.
Understanding Hansen’s disease
Hansen’S disease (also known as leprosy) is an infection caused by slow-growing bacteria called Mycobacterium leprae. It can affect the nerves, skin, eyes, and lining of the nose (nasal mucosa). With early diagnosis and treatment, the disease can be cured. People with Hansen’s disease can continue to work and lead an active life during and…
Bermuda Triangle: Why ‘startling discovery of 30-foot creature could explain lost ships’
The Bermuda Triangle mystery may have been solved after a “startling discovery” revealed a 30-foot creature lurking in the sea – and experts have argued that it could “explain some of the ships that were mysteriously lost,” a documentary revealed.
Boosting Nigeria’s economy with pharmacoeconomics
Worried about the volatile and unstable economic situation of the country, pharmacists under the aegis of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) have advocated the adoption pharmaeconomics to reverse the trend.
Why U.S. does not give direct funding to agencies in Nigeria
Officials of the United States (US) Consulate in Nigeria have provided more explanation why their government does not give direct funding to agencies and governments in Nigeria.
Promoting research and development to tackle diseases, economic woes, preventable deaths
While scientists in developed countries are making breakthroughs in advancing research, such as in the development of drugs and vaccines for treatment of diseases and preparedness for impeding outbreaks, Nigeria is yet to make any feat.