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NIGERIAN SCIENTIST CREATES A COMPUTER THAT CAN SMELL EXPLOSIVES AND CANCER CELLS

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Silicon Valley-based Oshi Agabi has unveiled a computer based not on silicon but on mice neurons at the TEDGlobal conference in Tanzania. The system has been trained to recognise the smell of explosives and could be used to replace traditional airport security, he said. . Eventually the modem-sized device – dubbed Koniku Kore – could […]

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Ghana launches its first satellite into space

Ghana has successfully launched its first satellite into space. GhanaSat-1, which was developed by students at All Nations University in Koforidua, was sent into orbit from the International Space Station. Cheers erupted as 400 people, including the engineers, gathered in the southern Ghanaian city to watch live pictures of the launch. The first signal was […]

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Medical College of Wisconsin: Diversity Summer Health-related Research Education Program (DSHREP)

What can I gain by participating in DSHREP? During this ten-week program, you will have the opportunity to: Be an active member of a research team Explore career opportunities in research and health professions Benefit from a stimulating environment of education and mentoring Attend weekly lecture seminars on cutting-edge topics Understand the educational pathways that […]

Black Female Physicist, Tuskegee Professor Awarded $1.1 Million Grant To Fight Cancer

Alabama scientist, one of nation’s few black female physicists, breaks ground in cancer research When Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green receives invitations to be a guest speaker for professional groups, schools and nonprofit organizations, she almost never turns them down. “Usually if there is an invitation to speak at a forum like that, I accept it because […]

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Launch Code, NAACP partner up to offer free summer coding classes

ST. LOUIS, Mo. St. Louis has been making a name for itself as a technology hub. Community leaders are now making sure minorities don’t miss out on opportunities from it. Launch Code is offering a summer of free coding classes. The organization is partnering up with the NAACP to target young, African American men and […]

Mobile app created by North Division students is one of six national winners

App is aimed at supporting children battling disease; now for the 2nd year in a row, an MPS student-designed app is eligible for national fan favorite award MILWAUKEE – For the second straight year, a group of Milwaukee Public Schools students studying mobile app development is among the winners of a national app competition. North […]

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MATC Promise Program: Free Tuition for High School Students

We are nearing a critical deadline for the MATC Promise program, which provides free college tuition for high school seniors. All applicants must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to remain eligible for the program. We are embarking on a comprehensive, community-wide effort to remind families about this important deadline. Thank you, […]

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