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WHO wants Nigeria, other developing countries to invest more in water, sanitation

Developing countries have been tasked to increase their current national spending to provide safe and reliable service on water and sanitation so as to meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) targets on universal access to safely managed water and sanitation services by 2030. A newly published report by the World Health Organisation WHO on behalf of UN-Water –… Read More »


Experimental tests indicate that they work in the repair of the skin and against some bacteria In the Faculty of Chemistry of the UNAM Gerardo Leyva Gómez and his collaborators develop new materials for the healing of wounds caused by burns from natural and synthetic polymers, which in addition to not carrying drugs are biodegradable and biocompatible. Also,… Read More »

50 years ago, Stanford heart doctors made history

On Jan. 6, 1968, as Stanford surgeon Norman Shumway performed the first U.S. adult heart transplantation, the world held its breath. For 30 seconds on the afternoon of Jan. 6, 1968, in an operating room at Stanford Hospital, two human hearts lay very still in two separate basins near the unconscious body of a 54-year-old patient, and time froze.… Read More »

Power Crucial to Success of Sustainable Development Goals in Nigeria, Says Expert

It would be difficult for Nigeria to realise any of the numerous objectives of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) without significant improvement in the availability of electricity to the populace, an expert in the power industry, Engr. Bashir Mohammed has declared. He made the declaration on Wednesday, January 31, 2018, at the Town and Gown seminar of the… Read More »

Understanding of Long Noncoding RNA in Cell Cycle May Provide Target Position for Cancer Treatment

Precise regulation of the cell cycle is critical to cell growth, and any tiny problem in the system may lead to tumorigenesis. Once cells pass through the G2/S checkpoint, they can only divide, thus the G1/S transition point is a vital checkpoint in the cell cycle progression. Cyclin D1/CDK4 complex is a critical regulator of cell cycle G1/S… Read More »

Award-winning paper establishes links between women’s empowerment and crop seed improvement and governance in pre-war Syria

On 5 Dec 2017 Alessandra Galiè (centre) received the Elsevier Atlas award for publishing a research paper with outstanding potential for impacting people’s lives. She stands here with Elsevier associate publisher Virginia Prada López and Wageningen crop systems professor Paul Struik, one of Galiè’s co-authors and PhD supervisors (photo credit: CGIAR). Alessandra Galiè, a social scientist specializing in gender issues… Read More »

A student, Mister WUT and a illusionist in one – a new blog entry

Maciej Piskorz, a student of the Faculty of Geodesy and Cartography, last year, he (literally) put the judging panel under his spell with his personal charm and was named 2016 Mister WUT. He became Mister WUT by a coincidence – It was a year after my term on the Student Council. My friends were holding a faculty-wide candidate… Read More »

USTC Firstly Achieve A Practical Heisenberg-limited Quantum Metrology

The CAS key lab of quantum information makes a significant progress in the field of quantum metrology. Under the lead of Prof. GUO Guangcan, LI Chuanfeng and CHEN Geng designed a novel weak measurement proposal, with which they can achieved Heisenberg-limited precision when measuring the single photon’s Kerr nonlinearity. This is the first work to achieve Heisenberg limit… Read More »

Covenant, VSR International, N-Biotek to explore Collaboration on Stem Cell Research

This resolution was reached on Tuesday, January 30, 2018, when a team made up of representatives of VSR International Limited and N-BIOTEK, a South Korean-based company, paid a courtesy visit to the Management of Covenant University. Shedding light on the operations of the two companies, leader of the team, Mr. Prince Vincent Dike, said VSR International supplies, install… Read More »