October 21, 2017

STEM News from Around The World

  • Pigeons better at multitasking than humans

    September 27, 2017
    Pigeons are capable of switching between two tasks as quickly as humans — and even more quickly in certain situations. These are the findings of biopsychologists who had performed the same behavioural experiments to test [...]
  • New drug effective against malaria

    September 18, 2017
    Tulane University researchers have developed a new drug that is effective against non-severe cases of malaria, according to results from an FDA-supervised clinical trial published in the latest issue of The Lancet Infectious Diseases. The results [...]
  • Get Ready to lose your “love handles”

    September 16, 2017
    Researchers have devised a medicated skin patch that can turn energy-storing white fat into energy-burning brown fat locally while raising the body’s overall metabolism. The patch could be used to burn off pockets of unwanted [...]
  • AIMS Women in Stem Initiative

    September 14, 2017
    The AIMS Women in STEM Initiative (AIMSWIS) is a flagship program by AIMS dedicated to accelerating progress for African women in STEM through evidence-based reporting and advocacy, leveraging increased investments, adoption of best practices, engaging men [...]
  • Your stools reveal whether you can lose weight

    September 13, 2017
    Something as simple as a feces sample reveals whether you can lose weight by following dietary recommendations characterized by a high content of fruit, vegetables, fibers and whole grains. This is a finding of a [...]
  • Scientists find that nanoparticles from tattoos travel inside the body

    September 12, 2017
    The elements that make up the ink in tattoos travel inside the body in micro and nanoparticle forms and reach the lymph nodes according to a study published in Scientific Reports on 12 September by scientists from [...]

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