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Developing affordable titanium implants in Africa

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Bodunrin’s AESA-RISE research project focuses on developing low-cost titanium alloys by using a combination of different approaches.
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The voices missing from South Africa’s response to COVID-19

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(courtesy: THE CONVERSATION, 11 June 2020)
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Enhancing collaboration to strengthen Africa`s clinical trial capacity through an online platform

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The African Academy of Sciences (AAS) is today launching a first iteration of the Clinical Trials Community (CTC) online platform with features that will increase visibility of African clinical trial sites and investigators with potential to participate in COVID-19 clinical trials.
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Timelines for Next Steps in the 2020 GC Elections Process

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Postdoc Spotlight—Meet Dr. Bartholomew Nyangahu - African Postdoctoral Training Initiative Fellow (APTI)

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Interview with Bartholomew Ondigo Nyangahu, Ph.

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Transforming cooking in households to improve air quality

Cooking should be a safe and healthy skill, but it is costing the health, and even the lives, of women in Kenya and Africa. ..

Kemri plan to produce cheap drug for cancer

The initiative by the Kenya Medical Research Institute (Kemri), if successful, could dramatically reduce the cost of some crucial cancer medicines by up to 70%.

Africa Contributes SARS-CoV-2 Sequencing to COVID-19 Tracking

(Courtesy: TheScientist)

In recent years, laboratories on the continent have ramped up genomic sequencing capabilities, offering in-country analyses rather than outsourcing the job.

 

Another international FLAIR grant for Stellenbosch University engineering researcher

Tadie is also one of two SU researchers selected by the University to be part of the Department of Higher Education and Training's Future Professors Programme

Unlocking the life-saving secrets of African DNA

Core targets for treatment include cancer, cardiovascular disease, and neurodegenerative disease.

Meet Nigerian Nneka, world-class physicist with big int'l award

Professor Francis Nneka Okeke is one of the few Nigerians who are making remarkable achievements in the academic world.