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[11/10/15]   Go Organic ..... the only way we can protect the environmenet

blogs.discovermagazine.com 20/05/2013

Climate Game Changers : Collide-a-Scape

Climate Game Changers
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/collideascape/?p=11227#.UZpAoaJgffI

blogs.discovermagazine.com The picture is as clear as it is disturbing: the carbon intensity of the global energy supply has barely changed in 20 years, despite successful efforts in deploying renewable energy.

discovermagazine.com 19/05/2013

Meet the World's Most Advanced Brain Scanner | DiscoverMagazine.com

Meet the World's Most Advanced Brain Scanner
http://discovermagazine.com/2013/june/08-meet-the-worlds-most-advanced-brain-scanner#.UZkneqJgffI

discovermagazine.com The super-MRI used in the Human Connectome Project is the ultimate brain hacking machine.

blogs.discovermagazine.com 17/05/2013

What’s Behind Bee Die-Off? U.S. and Europe Disagree : The Crux

What’s Behind Bee Die-Off?
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/crux/2013/05/07/whats-behind-bee-die-off-u-s-and-europe-disagree/#.UZYiJqJgffI

blogs.discovermagazine.com Bees are dying all over the world, and nobody is sure why it is happening. Up to 40 percent of U.S. beekeeper hives failed to survive the past winter, making this the worst season so far on record. In part this was the result of a mysterious and growing phenomenon called Colony Collapse Disorder (CC...

sciencedaily.com 16/05/2013

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Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Associated With Increased Kidney Stone Risk
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130515174407.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily+%28ScienceDaily%3A+Latest+Science+News%29&utm_content=Yahoo%21+Mail

sciencedaily.com Breaking science news and articles on global warming, extrasolar planets, stem cells, bird flu, autism, nanotechnology, dinosaurs, evolution -- the latest discoveries in astronomy, anthropology, biology, chemistry, climate & environment, computers, engineering, health & medicine, math, physics, psyc...

sciencedaily.com 13/05/2013

Graphene joins the race to redefine the ampere

Graphene Joins the Race to Redefine the Ampere
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130512141212.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily+%28ScienceDaily%3A+Latest+Science+News%29&utm_content=Yahoo%21+Mail

sciencedaily.com New research could pave the way for redefining the ampere in terms of fundamental constants of physics. The world's first graphene single-electron pump provides the speed of electron flow needed to create a new standard for electrical current based on electron charge.

sciencedaily.com 12/05/2013

Potential flu pandemic lurks

Potential Flu Pandemic Lurks: Influenza Viruses Circulating in Pigs, Birds Could Pose Risk to Humans
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130510180250.htm

sciencedaily.com An new study identifies influenza viruses circulating in pigs and birds that could pose a risk to humans.

09/05/2013

Handmade paper plant machinery

INVITATION TO BID FOR SUPPLY, INSTALLATION & COMMISSIONING OF HANDMADE PAPER PLANT MACHINERY
http://www.uiri.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=162&Itemid=232

uiri.org Uganda Industrial Research Institute is Uganda Government's lead agency for industrialization, established by an Act of Parliament of Uganda under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism, Trade and Industry (MTTI). It is the countrie's main vehicle for implementing strategies and measures aimed at t...

news.mak.ac.ug 09/05/2013

Zayed Future Energy Prize 2014

ZAYED FUTURE ENERGY PRIZE 2014
http://news.mak.ac.ug/2013/04/zayed-future-energy-prize-2014

news.mak.ac.ug The Zayed Future Energy Prize is organised by Masdar Institute, an Abu Dhabi based energy company involved in cutting edge research and development of renewable energy and clear energy technology. The Prize recognises innovative leadership and achievement in the global environmental solutions, and e...

09/05/2013

Grant opportunities from Gates Foundation and Partners 2013

GRANT OPPORTUNITIES FROM GATES FOUNDATION AND PARTNERS 2013
http://news.mak.ac.ug/2013/03/grant-opportunities-gates-foundation-and-partners-2013

news.mak.ac.ug The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and its funding partners in the Grand Challenges family of grant programs are inviting innovators to apply for three new grant opportunities:

kickstarter.com 08/05/2013

Glowing Plants: Natural Lighting with no Electricity

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/antonyevans/glowing-plants-natural-lighting-with-no-electricit

kickstarter.com Create GLOWING PLANTS using synthetic biology and Genome Compiler's software - the first step in creating sustainable natural lighting

sciencedaily.com 06/05/2013

Epilepsy cured in mice using brain cells

Epilepsy Cured in Mice Using Brain Cells
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130503230317.htm

sciencedaily.com Epilepsy that does not respond to drugs can be halted in adult mice by transplanting a specific type of cell into the brain, researchers have discovered, raising hope that a similar treatment might work in severe forms of human epilepsy.

spectrum.ieee.org 04/05/2013

Insect-Eye Camera Offers Wide-Angle Vision for Tiny Drones - IEEE Spectrum

Engineers make a tiny compound eye
http://spectrum.ieee.org/robotics/robotics-hardware/insecteye-camera-offers-wideangle-vision-for-tiny-drones/?utm_source=techalert&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=050213

spectrum.ieee.org Engineers make a tiny compound eye

sciencedaily.com 04/05/2013

Human brain cells developed in lab, grow in mice

Human Brain Cells Developed in Lab, Grow in Mice
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130503230313.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily+%28ScienceDaily%3A+Latest+Science+News%29&utm_content=Yahoo%21+Mail

sciencedaily.com A key type of human brain cell developed in the laboratory grows seamlessly when transplanted into the brains of mice, UC San Francisco researchers have discovered, raising hope that these cells might one day be used to treat people with Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy, and possibly even Alzheim...

sctorch.blogspot.com 24/04/2013

Science Torch: First Vaccine to Help Control Autism Symptoms

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24/04/2013

Psychoactivity Of HIV Antiretroviral Drug Leads To Recreational Use

Psychoactivity Of HIV Antiretroviral Drug Leads To Recreational Use
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/259452.php

medicalnewstoday.com More than 1 in 270 people in the US are living with HIV and every 9.5 minutes someone is else is infected. The economic cost estimates associated with HIV/AIDS exceed 36 billion dollars a year. Th

sctorch.blogspot.com 18/04/2013

Science Torch: There is Hope in African R&D

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sctorch.blogspot.com 18/04/2013

Science Torch: Creation a development Bank dedicated to science

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sciencedaily.com 18/04/2013

Key ingredient in mass extinctions could boost food, biofuel production

Hydrogen Sulfide Greatly Enhances Plant Growth: Key Ingredient in Mass Extinctions Could Boost Food, Biofuel Production
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130417185531.htm

sciencedaily.com In low doses, hydrogen sulfide, a substance implicated in several mass extinctions, could greatly enhance plant growth, leading to a sharp increase in global food supplies and plentiful stock for biofuel production, new research shows.

economist.com 16/04/2013

Continent of dreams

Continent of dreams

Across Africa, banks are expanding. Their returns aren’t
http://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21572768-across-africa-banks-are-expanding-their-returns-arent-continent-dreams

economist.com “JAM yesterday, jam tomorrow, but no jam today.” That was a shareholder’s complaint at the recent results presentation of Investec, a specialist bank that was...

[04/09/13]   how can we make africa a hub for research and worldclass innovation

02/04/2013

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01/04/2013

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blogs.discovermagazine.com 03/02/2013

Drug Jelly May Replace Insulin Injections for Diabetics : 80beats

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/80beats/?p=42617

blogs.discovermagazine.com As a sugar-rich foodstuff, jelly is not often seen as a good thing for diabetics. But a new gel-based method for administering drugs could cut back on injections for diabetics and virtually eliminate their blood sugar highs and lows. Scientists have come up with a new gelatinous drug form that relea...

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discovermagazine.com 24/01/2013

New Project Maps the Wiring of the Mind

New Project Maps the Wiring of the Mind
http://discovermagazine.com/2013/jan-feb/36-new-project-maps-the-wiring-of-the-mind#.UQGYBx03u1Q

discovermagazine.com A group of scientists planning to map all the major connections in the human brain began studying their first test subjects in August. The $30 million Human Connectome Project will trace the main neural pathways that link the roughly 500 major regions in the brain, illuminating how biological circui...

06/01/2013

DNA: The Ultimate Hard Drive - ScienceNOW

http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2012/08/written-in-dna-code.html?ref=hp

news.sciencemag.org DNA: The Ultimate Hard Drive - ScienceNOW

06/01/2013

ScienceShot: Meet the Amazing, Waterfall-Climbing Fish - ScienceNOW

http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2013/01/scienceshot-meet-the-amazing-wat.html?ref=hp

news.sciencemag.org ScienceShot: Meet the Amazing, Waterfall-Climbing Fish - ScienceNOW

sciencedaily.com 05/01/2013

How butterfly wings can inspire new high-tech surfaces

How Butterfly Wings Can Inspire New High-Tech Surfaces
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/11/121107122457.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily%2Ftop_news%2Ftop_science+%28ScienceDaily%3A+Top+News+--+Top+Science%29

sciencedaily.com Researchers here have taken a new look at butterfly wings and rice leaves, and learned things about their microscopic texture that could improve a variety of products.

blogs.discovermagazine.com 02/01/2013

The Bat: A Long-lived, Virus-Proof Anomaly : 80beats

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/80beats/?p=41984#.UOPPveQ3u1Q

blogs.discovermagazine.com Bats are pretty impressive critters. They are notorious for carrying viruses like Ebola and SARS, but somehow avoid getting these diseases themselves. They are the only mammal that can fly, and they live far longer than other mammals their size. What’s their secret? Researchers in Australia sequence...

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blogs.discovermagazine.com 12/12/2012

Genetically Engineered T-Cells Rescue Another Leukemia Patient : 80beats

Genetically Engineered T-Cells Rescue Another Leukemia Patient
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/80beats/?p=41763#.UMjlguQ3u1Q

blogs.discovermagazine.com A cancer-treating technique being studied at the University of Pennsylvania has had dramatic results for some of the patients involved. Thanks to an experimental leukemia treatment the team first tried last year, 7-year-old Emma Whitehead is now in remission, the scientists have reported at a meetin...

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