Science minister roots for technology at UN meet

Science, technology and innovation could be the magic bullet for countries to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Minister Elioda Tumwesigye has said. Dr Tumwesigye, who heads Uganda’s science and technology docket, was recently in Brussels, Belgium, to deliver a keynote speech at the Global Science, Technology and Innovation conference. Held between October 23 […]

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7 bad science and health ideas that should die with 2016

HT-Pix /Shutterstock There’s no shortage of misinformation in the world — particularly around health and science topics. Sometimes that’s just because the research can be a little contradictory (nutrition, for instance, is famously hard to study). Sometimes that’s because there are quacks or vested interests trying to spread lies and pseudoscience. And sometimes there are […]

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Dealing With Employee Procrastination: Can Science Help?

  Scientific studies have indicated that procrastination seems to be a conflict between two parts of the brain: the fun loving limbic system and the sensible prefrontal cortex. In a choice of after work activities, kicking back with a beer and TV usually wins out over going to the gym. Or you get on the […]

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