Women aren’t failing at science
Female research scientists are more productive than their male colleagues, though they are widely perceived as being less so. Women are also rewarded less for their scientific achievements.
NASA releases new images of raging storm on Jupiter
NASA on Wednesday released a series of stunning images of a raging storm on Jupiter, known as the Great Red Spot, snapped earlier this week as an unmanned probe zipped by.
Stem cell therapies breaking barriers
Physicians all over the world are increasingly employing stem cell therapies for the treatment of chronic diseases including hypertension, diabetes, chronic kidney disease, neurological disorders...
Nigeria to experience total solar eclipse on August 21
A solar eclipse (Annular) occurred last February 26, 2017 the next solar eclipse (Total) would be on Monday, August 21, 2017. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, thereby totally or partly obscuring the image of the Sun for a viewer on Earth.
Many lapses in NHIS implementation
Bola Adeniran is the Chairman of Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) Lagos State Branch; a Fellow of the Society and a former member of the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) Governing Council. She has been a member of the PSN (Lagos State Branch) executive for over 13 years in various capacities. Adeniran, in a chat…
200 new planet candidates spotted
According to the scientists, over 2,300 planets spotted during the Kepler missions have been confirmed so far, including over 30 terrestrial-sized planets that lie in the ‘Goldilocks Zone’ of their star.
IVF pioneer wins 2017 African Child Prize Award for discovery
The African Child Foundation (ACF) organized the Award held on June 16, 2017 at the Oriental Hotel in Lagos. ACF is a growing community of young African leaders passionate about humanitarian services.
Minister tasks medical laboratory science council on standards
Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has urged the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) to pursue the ideal of improved standards in all aspects of medical laboratory eco system, in focusing on structure and associated construction industry.
Scientists begin research to ensure food security in Nigeria
Determined to ensure food security by improving yield of the grains, the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) team of researchers has began study on the local grain, Fonio (Acha).