How well you do at school depends on how much your teachers know: Insights from 14 French-speaking countries in Africa
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Scientists regenerate neurons that restore walking in mice after paralysis from spinal cord injury
Countries in sub-Saharan Africa have made remarkable progress towards reaching universal school enrollment in the past 25 years. Across the region, 8 in 10 children of primary school age are now enrolled in school, and in countries such as Benin and Madagascar this figure stands at almost 10 in 10 children.
Air pollution from fires hits world's poorest hardest: study
In a new study in mice, a team of researchers from UCLA, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, and Harvard University have uncovered a crucial component for restoring functional activity after spinal cord injury. The neuroscientists have shown that re-growing specific neurons back to their natural target regions led to recovery, while random regrowth was not effective.
Why invasive ants are a silent threat to our ecosystems
People in poorer countries are disproportionately suffering from air pollution spewed from the increasing scourge of fires in forests and fields around the world, according to new research published Wednesday.
Sex life discovery raises IVF hope for endangered purple cauliflower soft coral
Invertebrates are often described by experts as the "little things that run the world," and ants are certainly one of the top contenders for this role. Ants help ecosystems to function normally and the total weight of all ants on Earth is roughly equivalent to 1.4 billion people, or 33 Empire State Buildings.
Vital coastal habitat was destroyed in the devastating floods that hit New South Wales in 2021 and 2022.