'Listen to scientists': Biden calls on Trump to support mask mandate
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden urges US President Donald Trump to support a nationwide mask mandate.
Scientists find world's oldest sperm in Myanmar amber
A team of paleontologists have discovered what they believe is the world's oldest animal sperm, frozen inside a tiny crustacean in a blob of tree resin in Myanmar 100 million years ago.
New Zealand: Glacier melts enough ice to provide drinking water for country
A glacier in New Zealand has lost enough water through ice melt over three years to provide drinking water to every citizen for the same period. Scientists say many glaciers are in danger of disappearing completely.
Nigerian universities’ scientists discover vaccine for COVID-19, APC reacts to Obaseki’s PDP move and more
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Covid-19: Top 10 treatment drugs under clinical research
As the world continues to deal with the effects and impact of several labs and scientists are racing to develop vaccines and drugs for the cure of the novel disease. At the moment, the World Health Organization (WHO) is yet to approve any vaccine or drug for COVID-19, but different investigatory treatments and drugs are being subjected to trials. Here the are top 10 under investigation.
South African app aims to slow spread of COVID-19 in developing nations
Scientists at the University of Cape Town have developed a coronavirus tracing app for emerging markets — designed to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. However, implementing the app has been proving difficult.
Sea levels could rise 1.3 meters by 2100, scientists warn
Even if nations are able to limit warming, sea levels will still rise significantly, new research from Germany's Potsdam Institute shows. In a worst-case scenario, seas could rise 5.6 meters.
Record-size ozone hole over Arctic now healed and closed
An "unprecedented" ozone depletion in the northern hemisphere has healed, but unlikely due to the impacts of worldwide coronavirus lockdowns, scientists say. The hole had been about three times the size of Greenland.