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2010-10-06 13:09:07

A unique partnership between NASA and agencies in Africa and Europe has sent more than 30 terabytes of free Earth science satellite data to South African researchers to support sustainable development and environmental applications in Africa.

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2009-01-19 15:32:04

Geographers from the University of Leicester are to use state-of-the-art technology to investigate how climate change is affecting the world famous Kruger National Park in South Africa.

2005-07-05 15:14:06

By Alistair Thomson JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - African scientists are developinga genetically modified (GMO) super strain of the staple grainsorghum that they say will be vitamin-packed to help fightmalnutrition.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.