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Ugandan Designs Incinerator

Low cost, locally made incinerators, may soon help solve the problem of how to dispose of litter, especially sanitary pads that often block most of Uganda’s...

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Self-cooling shirt due ... Euros used to detect cocaine ... DDT affects female fertility ... Possible HIV vaccine lead ...

How siamese twins form

Twins are a blessing, especially in Uganda, where they give parents an elevated social status. However, there is a rare form of identical twins that occurs...

Chip set to act as a digital ID

The painless procedure barely lasted 15 minutes. In his South Florida office, Dr. Harvey Kleiner applied a local anaesthetic above the triceps of my right...

Oldest human fossils found

Palaentologists in Ethiopia have unearthed the oldest known fossils of modern humans

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Music could cause violence ... Potatoes, diabetes link ...

Blood pressure of 120/80 is not safe

So now all of a sudden you no longer have healthy blood pressure under new U.S. guidelines released on Wednesday. Better hit the pavement and the salad...

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Friendly hyena males are sexy ... New way to grow sugar ...

The earth’s centre remains a mystery

Space exploration is old hat. So why not go down instead of up? A prominent California planetary scientist believes it may be possible — and very educational...

Cannabis could be deadly

THIRTY thousand Britons a year might eventually die from cannabis smoking, doctors claimed on May 1

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'Golden handshake' for DR Congo's...

Ministers in the outgoing government of now ex-president Joseph Kabila awarded themselves "golden-handshake" benefits in two decrees which were passed on November 24, that safeguarded lifetime cash payments.