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I can’t say that my leaders are useless, but the little knowledge they have they use it less.
A social media push boosted the number of people who registered themselves as organ donors 21-fold in a single day.
Men and their preference for younger female mates may have led to the phenomenon of menopause in women, according to a study.
Ever wondered how bars got to serve the colourful drinks with lots of garnishes? Like any culinary art, its beginnings were crude.
Frequent soccer ball heading may lead to brain injury, says study.
The National Director of Pathways Project Gideon Obare has challenged farmers to use new seed varieties to boost yields.
Researchers said they have discovered an intriguing clue that could help solve a long-standing mystery about how dust particles form planets.
NASA engineers are working on a proposed mission to lasso a small asteroid and drag it closer to Earth for astronauts to explore.
Most of the 45 mice sent into space to find out how well organisms can withstand extended flights, have died, Russian researchers say.
A tiny camera at a US university offers a bug's eye view of the world, with security and surgery in mind.
"It was love at first sight," "It's inner beauty that truly matters," and "Opposites attract”. But what's really at work in selecting a mate?
The taste of beer, even without any effect from alcohol, triggers a key reward chemical in the brain, according to a new study.
Researchers in the United States say they have bio-engineered a kidney and transplanted it into rats, marking a step forward in a quest to help patients suffering from kidney failure.
Google is now doing a record billion translations on any given day, as much text as you'd find in 1 million books.
Our emotional responses to the stresses of daily life may predict our long-term mental health, according to a new study.
Researchers studied ceramic and obsidian artifacts from A.D. 1200-1450 to learn about the growth, collapse and change of social networks.
A group of students from around the world has produced a concept car which will premiere at the 83rd Geneva motor show.
Despite numerous studies using mobile health, there is insufficient evidence to inform the widespread implementation and scale-up of this technology.
Very early exposure to certain components of air pollution can increase the risk of developing a cockroach allergy by age 7.
A new scientific endeavor hopes to unravel some of the mysteries surrounding the human brain by creating a highly detailed simulation of it.
Red coloration—historically seen as costly in vertebrates—might represent some physiological benefit.
Obese people face a much higher risk - as much as 80% - of dying in a car crash than people of normal weight.
Researchers hope that people will do some research about where to get a tattoo, after a study found a link between body art and hepatitis C.
Witnessing friends' vacations, love lives and work successes on Facebook can cause envy and trigger feelings of misery and loneliness.
Having pots of money doesn't necessarily make you happy, but giving away money - even if you're not rich - makes you feel wealthier and happier.
An Australian scientist said he had discovered a way to turn HIV against itself in human cells in the laboratory.
Users who are focused on close friends tend to experience increased self-esteem while browsing their social networks.
Seniors who have spoken two languages since childhood are faster than single-language speakers at switching from one task to another.
Study shows that hot chocolate tastes better in an orange or cream coloured cup than in a white or red one.
Male pedestrians who are struck by a car are more than twice as likely as females to die as a result of the crash, a new study finds.
The discovery that a protein which triggers milk production in women may also be responsible for making breast cancers aggressive could open up new opportunities for treatment.
Participating in online social networks can lower the self-control among certain users, according to a new study.
Not only are men more likely than women to be diagnosed with cancer, but they also have higher cancer-related mortality, study shows.
Australian researchers are working on a new breed of pineapple which has the added tropical taste of coconut.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton unveiled a game plan for achieving a global "Aids-free generation".
If you think having your phone identify the nearest bus stop is cool, wait until it identifies your mood. Research may soon make that possible.
A new study shows that sugary drinks are linked to a heightened risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, but not weather caffeine helps too.
Could computers become cleverer than humans and take over the world? Or is that just the stuff of science fiction?
Pollster agencies need to link up their platforms and share data more often.
Research shows that Nakuru is among the major towns practicing FGM especially during the holidays.
People who have eye diseases that damage their central vision can regain the ability to read comfortably by using digital tablets.
Survey conducted by Standard Investment Bank reveal that banks prefer Uganda for expansion.
A new study shows Kenyan consumers turn to their mobile phones when they’re drinking - 79% will freely chat, sms and mail while drinking.
Nearly half of firms globally are not prepared for cyber threats on their networks, research has shown.
President Mwai Kibaki has directed that a technical team be formed to investigate New Viral Strain virus which has attacked maize crop.
An independent research group says Zimbabwe's capital is the world's fourth-worst city to live in, based on daily hardships and political risk.
Doctors in public hospitals are being investigated after a study claimed that they are sterilising women with HIV without their knowledge.
New research suggests that there’s a link between allergies and reduced risk of a serious type of cancer that starts in the brain.
Researchers presented evidence for the existence of cancer stem cells, with three different studies seeking to end a decades-old scientific dispute about how tumours grow.
Increasing the number of cups of caffeinated coffee you drink could lower your risk of developing the most common form of skin cancer.
They live on your skin, up your nose, in your gut - enough bacteria, fungi and other microbes that, together, could weigh a few kilograms.
More and more people get addicted to social media, such as Facebook. Researchers have created a scale to measure Facebook addiction.
Africa’s deadliest malaria parasite has shown resistance in lab tests to one of the most powerful drugs on the market.
Research confirms folklore that a glass in your hand will make you feel sexier, smarter and funnier, even when others think you are not.
The Kenyan media earned some KES 27 billion as advertising revenue in 2011 from top 20 companies and the government.
A man who was arraigned on charges of abducting and defiling a minor in Nyeri was released on a bond term of KES 50 000. Read more...
I can’t say that my leaders are useless, but the little knowledge they have they use it less. Read more...
WILDLIFEDIRECT has lauded parliament for approving a motion seeking to increase penalties for poachers. Read more...
Malindi Civil society has distanced itself from Kenya’s Civil Society Organizations that staged the Occupy Parliament demonstration. Read more...
Kwale County govt has been urged to identify all tourist attraction sites, document and use them to generate revenue. Read more...
A Germany Foundation has launched a youth program aimed at promoting HIV prevention among youths in Kwale, Kilifi and Mombasa. Read more...
Nakuru County Deputy Governor Joseph Ruto said a multideck scale will be installed at Gilgil weighing bridge to reduce traffic jam.
Twenty child-headed households in Nyando are set to receive bedding, utensils and sanitary towels from govt. Read more...
Thugs broke into the Public Trustee Offices opp. Kisumu Central Police Station and reportedly stole 5 computers containing important govt files. Read more...
A recent report reveals that women in Africa face a challenge getting involved in manufacturing industries. Read more...
A Nyeri court sentenced two middle aged men to 10 years imprisonment for involving themselves in the business of peddling bhang. Read more...
A KWS pilot was forced to land between dangerous power lines and the busy Karatina - Nairobi highway after he experienced foggy weather. Read more...
Kisumu County will automate all its systems to boost revenue collection even as it emerged that the county had been banned from borrowing. Read more...
An NGO is urging the government to review the system of cash transfer to the elderly people in the society. Read more...
The National Director of Pathways Project Gideon Obare has challenged farmers to use new seed varieties to boost yields. Read more...
Agriculture cabinet secretary Felix Koskei has directed an overhaul of the management board of the cash-strapped Pyrethrum Board of Kenya (PBK). Read more...
A man was slapped with 18-month jail term by a Nyeri Magistrate court for shattering his uncle’s car windscreen. Read more...
A group of NGOs in North rift region have urged parliament to reject proposed amendments to the National Police Service Act 2011. Read more...