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.
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International Youth Day 2018: food security as a safe space for development
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.
Nutritional and dietary supplements: are university students risking their health?
Over the past years, bodybuilding has become an important part of the physical development process especially among university students in Ghana.
Exercise Immunology: Involved Components and Varieties in Different Types of Physical Exercise
Samuel Eguasi Inkabi1*, Giggil Pushpamithran1, Paul Richter1, Kwadwo Attakora21Department of Medicine and Health Sciences, Linköping University, Linköping- Sweden.2College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, Florida, USA Received 04 August 2017; […]
Is DNA effective in solving crime?
Thanks to television detectives, the power of forensic DNA evidence is well known. Viewers are familiar with criminals leaving their DNA at the scene of a crime – allowing police to identify […]
Scientific basis of the combination of Coca-Cola drink and tomato paste in the management of anaemia.
K. F. Nimoh1*, F.C. Mills- Robertson1, B. O. Afranie1,3, J. Taylor1,2, S. Donkor1,3, S. Nsiah41Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science &Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.2Department of Pathology, School of Medical […]
Mental health in Ghana: now and beyond
Authors: Appiah Poku Yankyera (MSc. Health Psychology)1, Rita Adu-Boahene (BSN)2 and Baffour Boaten Boahen-Boaten (MSc. Global Mental Health)3 1Founder, Life Developers Movement, Ghana (✉ email@example.com); 2 Research Nurse at Vanderbilt University Medical Centre, Nashville-TN, USA; 3Lecturer, […]
The use of wavelength dispersive x-ray fluorescence (WDXRF) spectrometry and multivariate techniques for assessment of illegal dyes in spices
Adusei E*, Fernandes T, Costa D, Brito JA, Gonçalves LLCentro de Investigação Interdisciplinar Egas Moniz (CiiEM)- Instituto Superior de Ciências da Saúde Egas Moniz, Campus Universitário, Quinta da Granja, Monte de Caparica, […]
Call for papers: Scientect launches Journal of Life Sciences
The Scientect Journal of Life Sciences (SJLS) is a peer-reviewed open access journal that publishes literature in all disciplines of the life sciences including biology, medicine, biochemistry and biotechnology, forensic science, food science and […]
Screening, isolation and characterization of lactic acid bacteria strains in fermenting cocoa heaps from the Eastern Region of Ghana
Enoch Ayertey*, Hilary D. Zakpaa, PhD, Betty O. NdubuezeDepartment of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana. Received 7 March 2017; accepted 17 March 2017; available online 18 March 2017 Abstract Cocoa fermentation […]