Big asteroid to flyby Earth on September 1
A massive asteroid estimated to be 2.7 miles wide is set to make a ‘relatively close encounter’ with Earth on September 1, 2017.
Nigerians await solar eclipse on Monday, lunar episode July 27, 2018
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.
Scientists set sail to unlock secrets of 'lost continent' Zealandia
Scientists are attempting to unlock the secrets of the "lost continent" of Zealandia, setting sail Friday to investigate the huge underwater landmass east of Australia that has never been properly studied.
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.
Medical technicians charged to embrace new trend for urinalysis
The Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria (AMLSN) has been charged to embrace the technological trend of doing urinalysis to ensure quality productivity, accuracy and efficiency.
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.
How poverty affects brain, child development
A picture slowly emerged that being too short early in life is a sign of adverse conditions — such as poor diet and regular bouts of diarrhoeal disease — and a predictor for intellectual deficits and mortality.