It’s about the people for climate change scientist Jessica Thorn

  Dr Jessica Thorn was recently announced as part of the first three Women in Climate Change Science Fellows, an initiative of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences – Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI). She will be hosted by the African Climate and Development Initiative (ACDI) at the University of Cape Town in South Africa but…

The link between asthma, stress and depression among South African kids

South Africa is estimated to have the world’s 25th highest prevalence of asthma symptoms among children, but the fourth highest rate of asthma mortality. This suggests serious problems with management and prevention of the disease, writes Alexa Yakubovich of the University of Oxford, via The Conversation Africa. Asthma is the most common chronic disease among children worldwide.…