Monday, June 19, 2017

NASA discovers 10 new Earth-size exoplanets

NASA revealed Monday 10 new rocky, Earth-sized planets that could potentially have liquid water and support life.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

UNIDO to develop action plan on use of mercury in mining

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization, UNIDO, has concluded arrangement to help Nigeria develop a National Action on Mercury Use in artisanal

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Nigeria: Science ministry unveils locally made electronic voting machine

The Federal Ministry of Science and Technology has unveiled an electronic voting machine locally made by the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI).

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

How Glass of alcohol increases risk of breast cancer

(Xinhua/NAN) Researchers say a daily glass alcoholic beverage might increase the risk of breast cancer.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Why vaginal birth after CS not advisable —Experts

…..Rising cases of Caesarean Section in Nigeria 

…..It’s a matter of cash, monetary gain — Critics 

…..It’s a matter of exigency, necessity – Health professionals

MRS. Anne Ifeduba(not real name), a 30-year-old banker, was expecting her first baby. Although she was very happy about becoming a mother after a long and emotionally

Monday, May 1, 2017

FACT: Lab-Grown Meat Coming to Supermarket Shelves Soon?

If this Silicon Valley food-tech startup has its way, its lab-grown meat—which includes chicken, duck and beef—will be on a supermarket shelf

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Vaccine, major breakthrough in roll-back malaria programme - Pharmacologist

College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, has said that the first malaria vaccine undergoing clinical trial is a major breakthrough in the ‘roll-back malaria’ programme.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Adewole wants tertiary hospitals to prepare against epidemic outbreak

The Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole, has directed heads of federal government tertiary hospitals in the country to prepare, equip and be proactive in responding to

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Nigerian scientist advances technology to convert urine into gas...To Run Gas Turbine Generate Over 11,250 Megawatts Electricity

A Nigeria scientist, Ejikeme P. Nwosu, and his team of researchers have

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Study predicts more deadly heat from climate change

• Extreme events may soon affect 350m people
• Urges interventions to cope with rising temperatures
A new study has reported that deaths related to extreme heat are expected to keep rising, even if most nations are able to contain global warming at agreed-upon levels. The new

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Malaria drugs don’t cause kidney damage, say pharmacists

• New vaccine passes first human trials test
The social media was dominated last week by reports that some anti-malarial drugs, Artemisinin-based Combination Therapies (ACTs) cause kidney damage. There was even a

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Everybody's flying to the moon....And....

The Trump Administration is but a few weeks old, but already a massive change is occurring in the future course of space exploration.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

'The blob' in Pacific Ocean linked to spike in ozone

A warm blob of water lurking in the Pacific Ocean in 2014 and 2015 led to a spike in ozone levels across the western U.S., new research suggests.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

See How Heavy lifting and shift work can harm a woman's fertility

A research, published on Monday February 6, 2017 in the journal Occupational and Environmental Medicine found that working antisocial hours (in the evenings or night)

‘150,000 people die of cancer annually in Nigeria’

The Chairman, Nigerian Medical Association, Kwara State branch, Dr. Kunle Olawepo, has said that no fewer than 150,000 people die of cancer annually in Nigeria.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

See Why Sex before 18 is a risk to cervix cancer

Dr  Kunden Deyin,  the Plateau Commissioner of  Health, says research has shown that women who engage in active sex before age of 18 are more prone to

Thursday, January 5, 2017

New Organ Discovered Inside Human Body By Scientists

Mesentery: New organ discovered inside human body by scientists (and now there are 79 of them)

Saturday, November 19, 2016

IVF babies are as normal as normal can be

Many people take having a child for granted and assume that, when the time is right, they will have a baby with the one they love. However, for some couples, things are

Friday, November 18, 2016

African giant rats trained to detect tuberculosis in humans

Africa’s giant rats have been trained to sniff out landmines and detect tuberculosis in humans, and soon they could turn their superior noses to protecting other animals by finding illegal

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Supermoon is rising: here’s when you should look up on Nov. 14th

On November 14 the moon will be closer than it has been in nearly 70 years. Lucky for us, the moon will also be nearly full at the same time. This phenomenon is called a supermoon because the moon appears bigger and brighter in the night sky than usual. Since the full moon will be especially close this month, it makes this a rare supermoon. So don't miss it! We won't have another one like until 2034. Watch the video below