A new study in Sub-Saharan African shows that increases in dust air pollution boosts infant mortality. Climate change could make things even worse, too.
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New research explores the likelihood of violence in postcolonial sub-Saharan African countries.
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DNA evidence from ancient skeletons is beginning to tell the complex story of herding and farming in East Africa.
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"If you're a poor farmer in Africa, you're not going to wait several years to get positive returns. You're just worried about getting through this year."
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Calls to end "child marriage" are prone to stereotypes, say researchers who investigated the ages and decision-making of girls and their families in Tanzania.
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Would a refrigerated supply chain for food in sub-Saharan Africa cut or increase emissions? A new study evaluates the pros and cons.
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