Helen Keller International (HKI) has trained members of the Kombra Network (KN) as part of preparation for an upcoming campaign against Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs).
A team at Oxford University in the United Kingdom has come up with an experimental process that might be able to turn carbon dioxide—a greenhouse gas emitted by all gas-burning engines—into jet fuel. If successful, the process, which uses an iron-based chemical reaction, could result in “net zero” emissions from airplanes.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) to Moderna, Inc., a biotechnology company based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, for its COVID-19 vaccine, which was co-developed with scientists at the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).
The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed the urgency for African countries to optimise public revenues from their natural resources
Because COVID-19 has overstretched the resources needed to fund essential services like education and health in Africa, the increased continental debt burden and limited inflows of aid and foreign development investment, there is pressure, more than ever to raise revenue locally.
Earthquake alerts are being incorporated into Android, Google’s mobile operating system, the company has announced.
NASA and ESA (European Space Agency) have finalized an agreement to collaborate on the Artemis Gateway to to engage international partners in sustainable lunar exploration and to demonstrate technologies necessary for a future human mission to Mars.
Based on the trajectory of economic activities in many large, migrant‐hosting countries, especially the United States, European countries, and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, remittance flows to Low- and Middle-Income Countries are expected to register a decline of 7.2 percent to $508 billion in 2020, followed by a further decline of 7.5 percent to $470 billion in 2021.