Advocates for genomic research in Africa are worried about fallout from a dispute that has roiled the Wellcome Sanger Institute, a major genome research center in Hinxton, U.K. Last year, whistleblowers privately […]
In light of the recent report on the Takoradi missing girls in Ghana, there have been several speculations about forensic DNA testing and its reliability in the media […]
As students begin the 2019 school year, they’re going to get an earful about plagiarism, what it is, how serious it is and how they can avoid it. But between the lessons […]
Forensic DNA databases can assist the police in identifying unknown perpetrators of specific types of crime such as rape and murder.
As part of the International Women’s Day 2019 celebrations, we were privileged to speak with young women working in various disciplines.
Scientect’s vision is of a society where citizens are scientifically literate and where the vital role of science and research in national development is fully realised and valued.
The transnational exchange of forensic DNA data has become a modern trend in fighting cross-border crime, terrorism and illegal immigration.
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says the thrust of his Government’s policy towards national development rests on ensuring that science, technology and innovation drive all sectors of the economy.
Hunger and malnutrition pose more threat to human health than AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined . Every night, 1 in 9 people retire to bed without having a meal and are famished due to extreme poverty and lack of access to food.
Despite the recognition of sickle cell disease (SCD) as a public health concern by the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations (UN) in 2006 and 2008 respectively, the genetic disorder has still received little public attention.