TRAPPIST-1’s seventh planet is chilly world
When astronomers in February announced the discovery of seven planets orbiting a supercool star, details about the outermost planet were sketchy.
40 more ‘intelligence’ genes found
Smarty-pants have 40 new reasons to thank their parents for their powerful brains.
Weaponised penis drives sexual 'arms race' in beetles
Evolution works in mysterious ways, especially when it comes to sex.
‘Why science, health should be declared national emergency’
The challenges are many and all hang on the people, First is our attitude to the “amalgam” we call Nigeria. There is no patriotic zeal in our people; there is no commitment to building a nation we can be proud of.
U.K. candidate, David Nabarro, promises shake-up in WHO
David Nabarro, the United Kingdom (U.K.) candidate for this month’s crucial election as Director General of the World Health Organisation (WHO) has promised to target 50 percent female representation including in senior roles at the organisation.
Breakthroughs in biodesiel, charcoal production
Nigerian Academy of Science is one of the prestigious scientific bodies in the nation and has been in the business of ensuring that scientific standards are maintained and upheld at the highest level possible.
Earth Day Nigeria, anybody?
It’s International Earth Day on Saturday, April 22, and these are the facts you should have. Earth Day was first celebrated in 1970 and until year 2000 when it went annual, it was celebrated every decade.
Using smart devices to harvest water, diagnose diseases
Scientists have made major breakthroughs in using portable devices to not just harvest drinking water from dry air using only sunlight but diagnose diseases such as diabetes, cystic fibrosis, infections and blood clotting.