Common Core’s Little Green Soldiers

Remember the children singing praise songs to Obama back in 2008?  Remember young teenage boys marching in formation and shouting out thanks to Obama

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International Space Station to cross Kuwait sky Saturday

  The International Space Station (ISS) will cross Kuwait’s sky Saturday at 6:10 pm (local time), Kuwaiti astronomer and historian Adel Al-Sadoun unveiled Friday.

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Tech firms set sail to solve world’s problems through innovation

Eleven tech firms that sell innovations aimed at tackling environmental and social problems are on a global voyage to expand their ventures.

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Islam Analysis: Faith must be reconciled with science

Critical debate is needed to resolve science-Islam divisions and ensure that knowledge flourishes in the Muslim world, says Athar Osama.

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Q&A: Shaukat Abdulrazak argues for a nuclear Africa

Nuclear technology could transform Africa’s energy security and help solve wider development challenges, Shaukat Abdulrazak, new chair of AFRA, tells SciDev.Net.

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Faster browser for cheap smartphones launched

A browser that compresses data to cut the cost of browsing the Internet on smartphones could benefit users in Africa, Asia and the Middle

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Africa Analysis: Ocean science urgently needs investment

Africa’s next big science investment should target its oceans, but funding and political support need to be sustained, writes Linda Nordling.

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Desert bacteria could help boost crop yields

Scientists in the Middle East have identified soil microbes that could help make desert agriculture more resistant to salinity and drought.

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Trials needed to test camel-urine cancer drug claims

Saudi researchers say they have discovered a cancer-curing compound in camel urine, but further trials are needed to test the claims.

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It’s not too soon for plans to monitor new development goals

The next set of development goals should be underpinned by plans to measure progress and results — and to boost data infrastructures.

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