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Why Africa’s women entrepreneurs struggle to grow — and how to help

Albert N. Kimbu, University of Surrey and Michael Z Ngoasong, The Open University #Africa has seen the highest growth among businesses run by women in…

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One test to diagnose them all: #researchers exploit cancers’ unique #DNA signature

All cancers have a similar DNA pattern that differs from that of non-cancer cells. from shutterstock.com Abu Sina, The University of Queensland; Laura G. Carrascosa, The…

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Stone tools date early humans in North #Africa to 2.4 million years ago

Archaeological excavation at Ain Boucherit, #Algeria. Mathieu Duval, Author provided Mathieu Duval, Griffith University and Mohamed Sahnouni, National Center for Research on Human Evolution (CENIEH) When…

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Study shows #mitochondrial #DNA can be passed through #fathers – what does this mean for #genetics ?

3D man/Shutterstock Michael J Porter, University of Central Lancashire Some things you learn in school turn out not to be true, for example that there…

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Why ‘fair use’ is so important for South African copyright law

South Africa seeks to amend its outdated copyright legislation. Shutterstock Denise Rosemary Nicholson, University of the Witwatersrand “Fair use” is a doctrine adopted by some countries…

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Stephen Hawking’s final book suggests time travel may one day be possible – here’s what to make of it

Lwp Kommunikáció/Flickr, CC BY-SA, CC BY-SA Peter Millington, University of Nottingham “If one made a research grant application to work on time travel it would…

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Standardizing #Healthcare Data

Niko Skievaski, Co-Founder of Redox, is a good friend of Health:Further. He and his team, and the Redox brand in general know how to have fun in…

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#Data deficit means we’re in the dark about the digital divide

Cellphones are everywhere in Africa – but that doesn’t mean the digital divide is closing. Legnan Koula/EPA Alison Gillwald, University of Cape Town Digital concerns underpin…

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