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  • Europe ‘risks dividing science and development policy’

    29 September 2014, 1:00 pm

    Having these portfolios in different European Commission groups could harm cooperation, say observers.
  • Digitising maps of malaria hotspots to save lives

    29 September 2014, 9:00 am

    Munyaradzi Makoni reports on how a mapping collaboration between Europe and Africa has helped in tackling malaria.
  • India’s Mars mission cue for third world

    26 September 2014, 2:20 pm

    India’s low-cost Mars mission could inspire other third world countries to develop space capabilities.
  • Tapping into safe sex in the Brazilian Amazon

    26 September 2014, 12:00 pm

    A slideshow on a condom factory that uses latex from local rubber trees to help save the rainforest and fight HIV.
  • Urban sustainability research with a local flavour

    26 September 2014, 11:00 am

    A challenge to one of India’s planning initiatives stands out in a melange of studies on sustainable cities.
  • Q&A on fast-tracking Ebola vaccine human trials

    26 September 2014, 8:00 am

    In this audio interview we talk to Adrian Hill, lead scientist on a human trial of a vaccine candidate that started last week.
  • Egypt launches agency to support African development

    25 September 2014, 12:41 pm

    The agency will work on technical cooperation and science diplomacy in areas such as agriculture and irrigation.
  • Focus on Private Sector: Mining firms in the Ebola crisis

    25 September 2014, 12:00 pm

    The Ebola fight should use mining companies’ healthcare and organisational capacity, says Noshua Watson.
  • Funding opportunities for development research link-ups

    25 September 2014, 5:00 am

    In this audio interview, we talk to advisor Rachel Parker about the PEER scheme for developing world researchers.
  • Creating a new generation of African research leaders

    25 September 2014, 3:00 am

    A three-part film on the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme’s goal to develop African scientists in Kenya.
  • War and peace, science and development

    24 September 2014, 12:00 pm

    War’s devastating fallout continues to affect South-East Asian lives, science and development, says Karen J. Coates.
  • How anthropologists help medics fight Ebola in Guinea

    24 September 2014, 8:00 am

    These experts enabled front-line medical teams to get through to local people, reports Amzath Fassassi.
  • EU data rules could ‘devastate’ development work

    23 September 2014, 11:00 am

    Requiring consent for most personal data use will stifle research tie-ups with poor nations, say experts.
  • Science must evolve or risk being marginalised

    23 September 2014, 10:49 am

    Advances in Africa’s technology sector offer lessons for science’s role in development, says Elizabeth Rasekoala.
  • What’s next for climate science beyond the IPCC?

    23 September 2014, 10:00 am

    In this interview, Ilan Kelman argues that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has had its day.
  • People's Climate March around the world

    23 September 2014, 8:00 am

    This photo gallery brings together the best moments of the march against climate change from across the globe.
  • Q&A: Making equality central to the development agenda

    23 September 2014, 5:00 am

    UN official Alicia Bárcena argues that the new development goals must be universal and promote equality.
  • Tech transfer ‘more successful than rhetoric suggests’

    22 September 2014, 11:00 am

    The success of tech transfer projects for climate change adaptation belies the negative rhetoric, say researchers.
  • Focus on Migration: Who qualifies as a refugee?

    22 September 2014, 8:00 am

    Evidence shows violence is a driver of migration, so those fleeing it should have official recognition, says Max Martin.
  • Asia-Pacific Analysis: Time for SIDS to set sail

    22 September 2014, 3:25 am

    Organisers say the conference on small island states was a ‘shining success’, but Crispin Maslog asks what next?

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