Peter Gluckman, an internationally-recognized biomedical scientist and former Chief Science Advisor to the Prime Minister of New Zealand, is now the President of the International Science Council.
At a ‘UN Science Summit’, delegates argued that increasing the availability of high-quality biological samples through biobanks will advance global health research, and help achieve universal health coverage.
For his contribution to advancing the earth and space sciences, Prof. Atalay Ayele, a member of the Ethiopian Academy of Science (EAS), has bagged the American Geophysical Union (AGU) ‘2021 International Award’.
A team of researchers led by Yajing Liu, a professor at McGill University, has launched a study into the distribution and structure of 1,242 earthquakes recorded in Charlevoix, between 1988 and 2010.
The Academia Europaea has announced that Professor Ole Petersen will be presented with the Gold Award of the Academia Europaea for his contribution to the development of European Science.
The Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS) will hold its ‘3rd Annual Scientific Conference’ themed: “Science and Technology Innovations for National Growth and Development,” in January 2022.
Based on single-nanopore membranes, a team of researchers have developed a test method that detects SARS-CoV-2 in saliva, without sample pretreatment, in only 2 hours.
The entire world risks facing food insecurity, human displacement, and conflicts by 2030 as extreme weather events persistently increase, reports Ruth Douglas.
The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry has released the ‘2021 Top Emerging Technologies in Chemistry’ with blockchain technology, together with chemical synthesis of RNA and DNA making the cut 10.
A study has revealed that carefully-designed policies for China’s food system and international trade will ensure that food security is attained in the Asian nation, without destroying its environment.