Tag: science

Dr Janice Simmonds-Fisher: Pioneering Stem Cell Therapy in the Caribbean

Ever heard of stem cell therapy? It is the use of stem cells to treat or even prevent disease. While fairly new and still in its experimental phase, stem cell therapy has progressed greatly over the years. And now, Jamaica

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What is National Science & Technology Month?

The Jamaican Government observes November as National Science & Technology Month, with the aim of educating people about how crucial science and technology is to national development. Annually, activities are organised with the intention of getting people to make the

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5 Interesting Facts About Guinea Hen Weed

‘Bush tea’ is something many Jamaicans grew up on, where the ‘bush’ in question could be anything from black mint to lime leaf to cerasee to guinea hen weed and many more. Our grandparents would tell us that these plants

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 31, 2015

Jamaica’s Mile-Relay Women Mine Gold In Big Beijing Loot At World Championships. Seven. Second. Twelve. One. Those were the numbers that mattered as Jamaica wrapped up a successful and historic campaign at the 2015 IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China, with a

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 18, 2014

Gomes Goes – JFJ Apologises For Sex Education Course, Former Executive Director Quits Board. With concerns mounting yesterday over the involvement of Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) in an explicitly worded sex-education programme, the human-rights lobby’s former executive director, Dr Carolyn Gomes,

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