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Here's how to increase diversity in STEM at the college level and beyond

Here’s how to increase diversity in STEM at the college level and beyond

Source: Mariano R. Sto. Domingo, Assistant Research Scientist, University of Maryland, Baltimore County / The Conversation Jerome Adams is the...
Control of fruit fly does not stop at national borders | FAO

Control of fruit fly does not stop at national borders | FAO

Key factsThe seven countries of Central America approached the Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture in 2001 for help in...
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Africa: CelebrateLAB Hosts West Africa’s Largest Laboratory Professional Conference

CelebrateLAB, the largest gathering of laboratory professionals in the ECOWAS region, will host its fifth gathering April 23-24 at the Monrovia City Hall in...
Road to measles elimination is predictable, but can be rocky

Road to measles elimination is predictable, but can be rocky

Source: Matthew Ferrari, Associate Professor of Biology, Pennsylvania State University / The Conversation The United States has seen more measles...
Establishing and linking global fish-trade information networks | FAO

Establishing and linking global fish-trade information networks | FAO

Key factsThe global export value of fish and associated products has soared dramatically over recent decades, from US$15 billion in 1980 to US$130 billion...
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Climate Change Is Bringing Epic Flooding to the Midwest

Fierce storms lashed across the central US this week, unleashing hundreds of powerful tornadoes that carved a path of destruction through parts of Missouri...
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Africa: How Science Fiction and Fantasy Can Help Us Make Sense of the World

analysis The world's a mess. How do thoughtful people make sense of it all? In this series we've asked a number of our authors to...
What happens when a raindrop hits a puddle?

What happens when a raindrop hits a puddle?

Source: Nate Barlow, Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences, Rochester Institute of Technology / The Conversation Have you ever taken a...
FAO’s EU Food Facility projects end but their impact continues | FAO

FAO’s EU Food Facility projects end but their impact continues | FAO

Key factsA high food price crisis and concurrent global economic downturn combined to push millions of the world’s poor people further into poverty in...
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Liberia: Celebratelab Hosts West Africa’s Largest Laboratory Professional Conference

By Abednego DavisDr. Dougbeh Christopher Nyan, CEO, Shufflex Biomed: "we have the ingenuity to take Africa's scientific destiny into our own hands for the...
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NITDA Regulates IT For Sustainable Devt – DG

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) on Friday said that regulating Information Technology (IT) would ensure sustainable development in the country. The...
The electric vehicle revolution will come from China, not the US

The electric vehicle revolution will come from China, not the US

Source: Jack Barkenbus, Visiting Scholar, Vanderbilt Institute for Energy & Environment, Vanderbilt University / The Conversation The electric vehicle revolution...
Women dairy farmers reinvest income to support their families | FAO

Women dairy farmers reinvest income to support their families | FAO

Key factsThousands of Afghan farmers, mainly women, inked their thumbs to sign letters calling for the expansion of an FAO dairy project to include...
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5 Ways To Attract Talent In Today’s Tough Job Market

<div _ngcontent-c14="" innerhtml="The hunt for the most skilled candidates is highly competitive, giving the advantage to job seekers and forcing HR recruiters to figure...
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Somalia to Establish First National ICT Innovation Center

Ministry of Post, Telecom and Technology is planning to establish the first national innovation center aimed at facilitating the creation of an ICT innovation...
Guppies demonstrate why it’s good to stand out

Guppies demonstrate why it’s good to stand out

Source: Mitchel Daniel, Postdoctoral Fellow in Ecology and Evolution, Florida State University / The Conversation If you’re looking for love,...
Simple fish-drying racks improve livelihoods and nutrition in Burundi | FAO

Simple fish-drying racks improve livelihoods and nutrition in Burundi | FAO

Key factsRaised wire-mesh racks, covered with small, silver lake fish drying in the sun, stretch across the Burundi shore of Lake Tanganyika near the...
Doping soldiers so they fight better – is it ethical?

Doping soldiers so they fight better – is it ethical?

Source: Maxwell Mehlman, Professor of Biomedical Ethics, Case Western Reserve University / The Conversation The military is constantly using technology...
Smallholder tea producers benefit from harmonized safety standards | FAO

Smallholder tea producers benefit from harmonized safety standards | FAO

Key factsTea began its journey towards becoming the most widely consumed beverage in the world, after water, some 5 000 years ago. According to...
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Midwest Tornadoes: Why It’s So Hard to Predict Where a Twister Will Strike

Editor’s note: This is a developing story about severe weather in the Midwest. We will update it as more information becomes available.This week brings...
Rapid water quality tests better protect beachgoers

Rapid water quality tests better protect beachgoers

Source: Rachel Noble, Professor of Environmental Sciences and Engineering and Marine Sciences, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill / The Conversation ...

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