Mosquitoes are brilliant at two things – bringing misery to humans and quickly spoiling all efforts to shut them down.
Nigeria is regarded as a hot country. Average maximum temperature can reach 38℃ - one of the hottest in sub Saharan Africa. In the last few years extreme heat and intense heatwaves have become a common experience in both ...
Rising carbon dioxide levels from global warming will drastically reduce the amount of protein in staple crops like rice and wheat, leaving vulnerable populations at risk of growth stunting and early death, experts warned ...
Little is known about Africa's elusive aardvarks, but new research says they are vulnerable to climate change like many other species.
In saliva, scientists have found hints that a "ghost" species of archaic humans may have contributed genetic material to ancestors of people living in Sub-Saharan Africa today.
Transforming large swaths of the tropics into farmland could render almost one-third of wildlife there extinct, new research suggests.
An international team of researchers has used mathematical modelling to understand new ways of combating maize lethal necrosis, an emerging disease that poses a serious threat to food security in sub-Saharan Africa.
The number of clawed frogs used worldwide in research could soon be a fraction of the current number, following new research at the University of Portsmouth.
Next time you bite into a chocolate bar, think of Africa. The continent produces nearly 70 percent of the world's cocoa, a growing output that requires carving more than 325,000 acres of new farmland from forests every year ...
International demand for commodity crops like cocoa is putting increasing pressure on tropical forests in sub-Saharan Africa, according to new research.