Study analyzes effects of European chicken exports to Ghana

The EU regularly exports large quantities of poultry meat to West African countries. These exports have been criticized for harming importing countries in West Africa and exacerbating poverty there. The reason: Cheap imports ...

Reassessment of mean and extreme climates over West Africa

An international team of scientists has reviewed the effectiveness of reanalysis data products for studying the climate over West Africa. Reanalysis data provides scientists with a blend of observations combining past weather ...

Successful completion of Lassa fever vaccine trial

The Vaccine Group, a University of Plymouth spinout company, has successfully completed a project to develop a transmissible vaccine for use in the rats that spread Lassa fever and to reduce its threat to humans.

Children's songs: A link to one's inner self and to others

Singing can be a real health boost. Song involves your emotions, thoughts and body; the feelgood hormone oxytocin surges and the stress hormone cortisol declines. Singing accompanies us from the cradle to the grave, and binds ...

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