Yikes – Lab-grown Brain Cells Can Now Communicate

Imagine your brain in a petri dish. Imagine your brain forming its own network and processing information outside of your body. Imagine a few of your brain cells called organoids or more commonly known as “minibrains reproducing and processing information that could potentially heal itself and prevent brain disease. Scientists are using organoids to study…

Rwanda Launches First “Made in Africa” Smartphones

Smartphone penetration in Africa is estimated to be around 45%, generally lower compared to the rest of the world, but surprisingly high when considering how challenging it is to deploy adequate wireless communications infrastructure in many parts of the Continent. Nonetheless, nearly 75% of the African population has access to SIM-based services, which means that…