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Science teachers stay away as Ugandan schools start term 2

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPDENT | Science teachers stayed away today as schools opened for the second term. The teachers stayed away as part of the industrial action announced three weeks ago to compel the government to enhance their salaries. Through their umbrella, Uganda Professional Science Teacher’s Union the science …

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Gov’t asked to make science education free

Government should put resources to free education, especially science education Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has been asked to make science education free. At the Kampala Innovation Week event, questions arose as to what should come first, between focusing resources on education or the financial empowerment of the …

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Young innovators appeal for regular mentoring in science, technology

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dozens of school-going youths are calling for regular science and technology innovation mentoring programs in various parts of the country. The youths appealed during the ongoing science and technology innovation high-tech camp at Gulu High School. The two weeks’ camp organized by Oysters and Pearls …

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Now, China jails scientist who gene-edited babies

Beijing, China | AFP | A Chinese court on Monday sentenced the doctor who claimed to be behind the world’s first gene-edited babies to three years in prison for illegal medical practice, state media reported. He Jiankui, who shocked the scientific community last year by announcing the birth of twins …

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World’s fastest ant clocks nearly a metre per second

Paris, France | AFP | It’s official: The Saharan silver ant is the fastest of the world’s 12,000 known ant species, clocking a blistering 855 millimetres — nearly a metre — per second, researchers said Thursday. Measured another way, the six-legged sprinter covers 108 times its own body length per …

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