The key to ending the HIV epidemic is a vaccine that will provide long-lasting protection and alleviate the need for prevention methods.
Acoustic monitoring is ideal for tracking the abundance of a species over time, because it has minimal impact on the species being monitored.
Dentists need to have a sound understanding of genetics to treat and manage patients effectively.
The discovery of a new strain of HIV gives scientists a better understanding of the virus.
Nigeria has to plug the gaps at points of entry to keep infectious diseases at bay.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control says it will use lessons from the Ebola outbreak to strengthen its risk communications capacity.
Nigeria recently approved the world's first GM cowpea, which provides full protection against the pod-borer Maruca, a major problem for this important crop.
The debate about gene editing will help shape the future of the human race. But how should the discussion get started?
There is a need to move from conventional cancer treatments to more targeted and personalised therapies.
Legislation as well as academic research governance bodies have failed to safeguard the rights of participants from Africa in genomics research.
Bioinformatics can be applied to a range of problems, such as understanding the genome sequence of organisms or coming up with new drugs.
That future is one of ever-changing data, analytics and computer infrastructure.
Africa is known to be where humans originated. This makes it the most genetically diverse region in the world. Diversity in other populations represents a subset of the diversity within Africa.
The aim is to discover, develop and facilitate delivery of anti-malarial medicines to help tackle the burden of malaria in endemic countries and support malaria eradication.
Low-cost titanium alloys in South Africa could be used in non-aerospace sectors, such as car parts, medical devices, implants, jewellery and kitchen appliances.
Cloud computing can play a crucial role in helping African countries reach sustainable development.
The sounds our ancestors made are important because they teach us about spaces and behaviour and rituals of the time.
WhatsApp can amplify and complement a candidate’s ground campaign. But it cannot replace it.
Over the past two decades digitisation has steadily transformed African farming.
Quantum machine learning is an exciting, rapidly growing field.