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Engineers provide climate change defences

Risks that climate change may prove unduly destructive are almost certainly overstated while supposed driver of climate change, CO², is proving beneficial, writes Philip Lloyd

New technology ‘will assist Africa’

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Telephony is a sphere where the continent has avoided the need for investment in landline telecommunications by jumping straight into mobile technology

Genetic map of sub-Saharan groups reveals rich diversity

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First comprehensive study shows African genome like a ‘Persian rug in terms of depth and variation, while Asians and Europeans are like an institutional carpet’


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