At the start of this month The Royal Society played host to their annual Summer Science Exhibition week in London, which featured 22 cutting edge science exhibits on a diverse range of subjects, making sure there was something for everyone. A host of different science disciplines were represented including physics, chemistry, biology, geography, psychology and technology. People of all ages and educational backgrounds gathered to experience the interactives and wealth of knowledge that the stands had to offer.
News from July 2015
Engaging with rural communities in Tanzania to develop locally-specific foot-and-mouth disease control strategies
Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is one of the most significant viral livestock diseases across the world. Reduced fertility, milk production and growth rates are just some of the detrimental effects that infected animals experience, which have devastating effects on agricultural production. The disease is highly infectious and widespread across most of sub-Saharan Africa, where communities are dependent on animals for food, transport and land cultivation.