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Study that empowers traditional health practitioners to test for HIV expands in rural South Africa

A National Institutes of Health five-year, $2.8 million grant to Wits and Vanderbilt University will advance traditional health practitioner-initiated HIV testing.
21-May-2024 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Fossil Bovids from Kromdraai

New Fossil Bovids from Kromdraai shed light on South Africa's ancient ecosystems.
9-May-2024 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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From Fossils to Fuel: Mozambique's Maniamba Basin’s Energy Potential

The discovery of the Maniamba Basin's potential is a significant stride in energy exploration, yet it's only the first step. The research underscores the need for further investigations to fully unravel the basin's secrets. Advanced studies,...
7-May-2024 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Vaccinologists Keith Klugman and Shabir Madhi awarded Sabin’s Prestigious Gold Medal

The Sabin Vaccine Institute presented the Albert B. Sabin Gold Medal to physician-researchers Keith Klugman and Shabir Madhi.
23-Apr-2024 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Leading mining companies invest R40 million in geosciences research at Wits

The Bushveld Geology and Metallogeny Research Chair will advance the mining industry and develop the next generation of geoscientists.
15-Apr-2024 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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ERC Advanced Grant for Paleoanthropologist Gabriele Macho

Frankfurt, 04/11/024. Paleoanthropologist Prof. Dr. Gabriele Macho will be awarded an ERC Advanced Grant by the European Research Council (ERC).
11-Apr-2024 6:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Africa is no longer the carbon sink of the world

In only nine years between 2010 and 2019, Africa has turned from being a net carbon sink, to being a net carbon source.
3-Apr-2024 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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