InSight’s team tries new strategy to help the ‘mole’

by Andrew Good, Jet Propulsion Laboratory Scientists and engineers have a new plan for getting NASA InSight’s…

Chemists discover plausible recipe for early life on Earth

by The Scripps Research Institute Chemists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have developed a fascinating new…

Researchers discover bacterial diversity in Justinianic Plague

By Bob Yirka (Phys.org) A large international team of researchers has discovered a previously unknown level…

Machine learning approach could aid the design of industrial processes for drug manufacturing

by Larry Hardesty, Massachusetts Institute of Technology When organic chemists identify a useful chemical compound—a new…

How Africa can close its continent-wide science funding gap

Kevin Marsh, University of Oxford The idea that Africa’s development depends critically on science, technology and…

What does Horatius Cocles have in common with Kenyan Space Technologies

In the late 6th century BC, there was a war between Rome and Clusium. Legend has…

The Future of Artificial Intelligence

If you have seen the 2017 movie Salvation, you would probably be as impressed as I was…

What’s stopping young African scientists from achieving their potential

Anna Coussens, University of Cape Town; Abidemi James Akindele, University of Lagos; Badre Abdeslam, Université Mohammed…

The Reason behind NASA choosing Senegal to investigate the details of an asteroid form the Kuiper Belt

In the third quarter of last year, August 2018, a number of NASA scientists along with…