2012-02-28 11:49:21Lessons From Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Point at Similar Risks in Country[Greenpeace]
Greenpeace today released "Lessons from Fukushima", a new report which shows that it was not a natural disaster which led to the nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi plant on Japan's east coast but the failures of the government, regulators and the nuclear industry.
Monday, 07-06-15, 12:56Schooling Slashes HIV Rates[SciDev.Net] Increasing secondary school attendance in Botswana slashed HIV infection rates of adults, with the greatest drop among women, a study finds.
Monday, 07-06-15, 12:48Senegal's Teachers Struggle With the Clash Between Science and Faith[The Conversation Africa] Senegal is a deeply religious country. About 90% of the West African nation's residents are Muslim, about 5% are Christian and the rest identify as animist - they believe that natural objects, idols or fetishes have magical power. Many Senegalese embrace at least some elements of animism even if they are Muslim or Christian.