Children plinking away on the piano or tootling on the recorder may seem like a distraction from 'more important' subjects such as maths, English science.
But new research has found that time spent on musical instruments boosts exam scores in arithmetic and biology, chemistry and physics.
Overall, students who mastered instruments were Read More
In the coming age of autonomous vehicles, users may have to pay extra to keep their whereabouts private
Most drivers today can still remember when GPS was provided by a portable device plugged into the car’s cigarette lighter and mounted on the windshield with a suction cup. But soon after the iPhone arrived, Read More
A CHINESE company and a subsidiary of Globelink China Investment Group, Hudson Mining Limited, is set to invest $30 million in solid mineral processing in Nigeria.
The company decided to invest an initial $3 million and subsequently increase it to $30 million during the first phase of the project.
The Chief Executive Read More
The ‘land of a thousand hills’ has set up its first-ever gold refinery with a capacity to process gold from around Africa.
The $5 million plant is located at the Kigali Special Economic Zone in Gasabo District is expected to boost efforts to ensure that Africa adds value to its minerals Read More
There is a global race to develop a new type of highly destructive missile that one former White House official called "instant leader-killers."
The New York Times Magazine published a detailed report about hypersonic missiles, which travel at more than 15 times the speed of sound. The United States, Russia, and Read More
NASA has selected two missions to help scientists understand how the sun creates solar winds and how they drive extreme space weather.
One of the selected missions will study how the sun releases charged particles from its upper atmosphere, called the corona, into the solar system.
The former, named PUNCH, will study Earth's Read More
Ford is recycling over one billion plastic bottles every year to develop elements of he car’s interior, reducing the amount of plastic ending up in a landfill.
The American car maker has revealed that their Romanian-built EcoSport SUVs' carpets are made using 470 single-use bottles from recycled plastic bottles.
The combined weight Read More
Four new cars have been given "Poor" security ratings because of their vulnerability to "keyless theft"
Four brand new cars have been identified as potential targets for tech-savvy car thieves , after it emerged that their keyless entry systems leave them vulnerable to hacking.
The DS3 Crossback, Mazda 3, Toyota RAV-4 and Read More
Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explore the cosmos over sending humans back to the moon or on to Mars, a poll shows.
The poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research , released Thursday, one month before Read More
The Nigerian Army says light tactical vehicles and other weapons being locally produced by its company, Nigerian Army Vehicles Manufacturing Company (NAVMC), will help in addressing Nigeria’s internal security challenges.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, stated this in an interview with newsmen on Thursday after he toured production Read More