Gone but not forgotten: Africa's science talent

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Gone but not forgotten: Africa’s science talent

Image copyright PA Image caption Nigeria’s Rotimi Olowo, among the continent’s stars of the sciences, is planning to leave Two of Africa’s leading maths and science minds are leaving the continent in the next…

Why are American cities turning their backs on trees?

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Why are American cities turning their backs on trees?

As other parts of the country turn their backs on nature, it’s the cities of America where species take root and flourish Thirty-six million trees are lost every year in the United States to…

NASA celebrates launch of new exoplanet telescope, dubbed TESS

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NASA celebrates launch of new exoplanet telescope, dubbed TESS

By Andrea Rodriguez, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, or TESS, will search the skies for planets around 200,000 stars, searching for signs of life, solar systems and even for earth-like, rocky…

Disease drug offers 'decent' hope

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Disease drug offers ‘decent’ hope

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Pfizer say the pill could be used to treat both rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn’s disease A pill that targets the blunted immune system, causing it to be less…

Sorry Liberals: Ontario Property Tax Changes

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Sorry Liberals: Ontario Property Tax Changes

Whatever you think of Premier Doug Ford’s proposals to change the rules for collecting vehicle registrations and taxes in Ontario, his latest announcement is simple: fairness. “We need to get this done,” he tweeted…