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Uganda expects earthquakes

ON February 27, 2003 scientists in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), detected earthquakes that made them suspect that the nearby Mt. Nyamuragira...

Glaciers melt on mountains

ENTEBBE - The ice on Africa’s highest mountains are fast melting due to increases in temperatures, leading climate scientists have said.

British cats to get kidney transplants

The British Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) has for the first time in history approved kidney transplants for cats, a leading newspaper has...

Bedbugs develop resistance to insecticide-treated...

A team of British and Tanzanian researchers have discovered that bedbugs are developing resistance to the insecticide used to treat the bed-nets that provide...

Cloned sheep Dolly, dies prematurely

Dolly the cloned sheep has died. The news was confirmed on Friday by the Roslin Institute, the Scottish research centre which created her.

German scientist focuses on five possible...

Hamburg— German space experts said Sunday the inquiry into the space shuttle Columbia disaster would focus on the heat shield, with damage to insulation...

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Disaster: NASA was warned

On February 1, the U.S. space shuttle Columbia disintegrated while returning to Earth, killing all seven astronauts on board. As investigations into possible...

East Africa sets up science council

DAR ES SALAAM – Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda have set up a joint Science and Technology Council for East Africa (EA) in an attempt to boost science and...

Test-tube babies vulnerable to eye cancer,...

PARIS – Test-tube babies may be vulnerable to eye cancer, Dutch doctors warn, in the third study in as many months to suggest that children born to in-vitro...

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Expectant mothers warned against...

The warning was given by specialists from St. John Ambulance Uganda during a health camp at Mutembe Landing Site, Nyenga sub-county in Buikwe district.