The Noah's Ark of animals sent in to space
Three and a half years before Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space, a dog called Laika was in 1957 the first living creature to orbit the Earth.
Red alert on hotter Earth as CO2 levels hit record high
Also, a global team of researchers said Monday that climate change is already killing people, hurting their health, worsening air pollution and helping the spread of infectious diseases.
Scientists advance food security, invent 'giant rice'
Experts from the China said they had spent 10 years cultivating the new grain, which was unveiled on October 16. The theme of 2017 World Food Day is “Changing the future of migration. Invest in food security and rural development.”
House-sized asteroid will come ‘very close’ to Earth 6.42pm today
The space rock, dubbed asteroid 2012 TC4, is about 30-100 feet (10-30 metres) in size, and will fly by at just one-eighth of the distance between Earth and the moon on Thursday, October 12.
Vision Zero takes safety project to public schools
The Lagos State government has begun a project geared towards ensuring the safety of children and students. It is being handled by the Lagos State Safety Commission.
Pharmacists intensify efforts to sanitise drug markets
Pharmacists under the aegis of Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) have sealed 283 illegal pharmacies and patent medicine stores in Zamfara State as part of its mandate to ensure rational distribution, dispensing of medicines that are safe, effective and of good quality to the public.
UNTH, overseas partners plan free open-heart surgeries in November
The University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH), Ituku –Ozalla, Enugu state said at the weekend that it was discussing with her overseas partners to ensure free open heart surgeries for Nigerians during her November mission.
Foundation moves to stem rising tide of Alzheimer’s
The newly launched Gabi Williams Alzheimer’s Foundation (GWAF) has reiterated its commitment towards effective combat of Alzheimer disease.According to a statement by the Foundation, the programme among others would focus on developing local case studies of Alzheimer’s disease....