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Government says students to keep masks on for this school year

Government says students to keep masks on for this school year

Africa-Press - Liberia. While the vaccinated public is being allowed to remove its face masks as the Covid pandemic lessens, the U.S. Centers for...
Taiwan chip manufacturer looks to expand to Europe, America

Taiwan chip manufacturer looks to expand to Europe, America

Africa-Press - Liberia. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is weighing an investment of several billion dollars into a state-of-the-art chip manufacturing facility in Arizona,...
Robotic lizards could be the future of disaster surveillance, say researchers

Robotic lizards could be the future of disaster surveillance, say researchers

Africa-Press - Liberia. By Dalvin Brown, Researchers have created a robotic lizard that can scale vertical walls just like the actual animal. While Boston Dynamics...
Virtual reality exercise app ‘VZfit’ overwhelms the senses in all the wrong ways

Virtual reality exercise app ‘VZfit’ overwhelms the senses in all the wrong ways

Africa-Press - Liberia. The fitness app seemed perfect for virtual reality. Stitching together 3-D vistas of scenic streets and byways around the globe and combining...
Study: Modern Brains Evolved Much More Recently Than Thought

Modern Brains Evolved Much More Recently Than Thought

Africa-Press - Liberia. Modern brains are younger than originally thought, possibly developing as recently as 1.5 million years ago, according to a study published...
'Sacred forests' in West Africa capture carbon and keep soil healthy

‘Sacred forests’ in West Africa capture carbon and keep soil healthy

Africa-Press - Liberia. In parts of West Africa, patches of forest have been preserved for long periods of time because of their cultural or...
Scientists Trying to Understand New Virus Variant

Scientists Trying to Understand New Virus Variant

Africa-Press - Liberia. Does it spread more easily? Make people sicker? Mean that treatments and vaccines won't work? Questions are multiplying as fast as...
Turning Straw to Fuel to Save Senegal's Forests

Turning Straw to Fuel to Save Senegal’s Forests

Africa-Press - Liberia. DAKAR - Wood and charcoal burning account for 50% of Senegal's household energy consumption, contributing to air pollution and deforestation. To...