Science

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CSIR to drive agenda to extract IP value for industrial development

The CSIR, as a research organization, believes that IP plays a critical role in encouraging creativity and innovation in the country. The organization recognizes the role that SMMEs play in the economy and is committed to supporting them.

COVID-19 testing laboratories are helping African countries win the race against time

Early detection has been instrumental in limiting the spread of the virus and has helped countries trace, isolate and treat confirmed cases. Supported by the African Development Bank, several countries on the continent have achieved a logistical and scientific feat.

Celebrating women scientists and engineers

The old stereotype of girls being bad in science, technology, engineering, and math – those subjects are known as STEM – is far too common. And it could not be farther from the truth.

Quality research from Africa matters

Scientists around Africa are working at the cutting edge of research and their work is relevant beyond the continent.

Africa's scientific capacity and solutions need to be driven by locals

Africa bears a disproportionately high burden of globally significant diseases. But the continent has lagged in scientific knowledge production to address its health challenges.

Nigerian scientists are working to better understand coronavirus

Nigerian scientists have identified seven of over 1,000 coronavirus lineages in Nigeria. Each lineage represents sequences from different countries.

Technology is helping museums manage outdated exhibitions

There are plans to create augmented and virtual reality applications from digitised museum exhibition. Additionally, the digital models could be 3D printed to create scaled-down versions of the fossil models.