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2011-04-01 07:00:00

KINGSTON, R.I., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released today by the Institute for International Sport: Archbishop Desmond Tutu will give his last public speech in the United States on May 20 at the XL Center in Hartford, CT as part of the kick-off festivities for the 2011 World Youth Peace Summit.

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2011-03-08 08:30:00

Modern man may have evolved from the bushmen of Southern Africa, not from the eastern part of the continent as many experts suggest.

2011-01-12 12:57:00

NAIROBI, Kenya, January 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Since launching in September 2008, A24 Media has made major inroads in its endeavour to enable Africans to tell their stories to the world.

2010-11-24 10:05:34

The study, by Dr Lavinia Mitton and Mr Peter Aspinall of the University of Kent, finds that 'Black Africans' in the UK are a diverse group with a wide range of experience and needs depending on country of birth, religion and native language.

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2010-06-25 06:04:04

Researchers warn that the genetic diversity of Africa’s native livestock needs to be collected and studied before it is gone for good.

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2010-02-17 14:38:33

Human genomes from Southern African Bushmen and Bantu individuals have been sequenced by a team of scientists seeking a greater understanding of human genetic variation and its effect on human health.

2010-01-11 08:00:00

Move Enables LAFC to Further Work in U.S. and Internationally, Including Partnership with Duke University's WISER Program and Commitments to Help Impoverished African Communities PASADENA, Calif., Jan.

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2009-12-21 14:39:25

People who identify as African-American may be as little as 1 percent West African or as much as 99 percent, just one finding of a large-scale, genome-wide study of African and African-American ancestry released today.

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2009-06-29 12:55:00

A team of experts in biomechanics and physiology that conducted experiments on Oscar Pistorius, the South African bilateral amputee track athlete, have just published their findings in the Journal of Applied Physiology.

2009-04-30 19:20:39

A 10-year study of African population genetics has determined the continent is the most genetically diverse in the world, researchers said Thursday. The team headed by Sara Tishkoff, a geneticist at the University of Pennsylvania, determined that modern humans evolved in southern Africa on the border between Namibia and South Africa.


Word of the Day
gawf
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.