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A mathematician, Dr (Mrs) Adejoke Adekanmbi Akinseye, has said education and skill development are powerful tools for transformation. Adejoke made the declaration in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, during the inauguration of the Aderoju Ayoade Adekanmbi Foundation (AAA), a vocational skills training center she dedicated to the memory of her late father. In her speech, […]

Hill Street Studios/Getty Images When children grow up in poverty, their brains can take a different shape. That’s one of the stark and uncomfortable findings from the lab of Kimberly Noble, a pediatrician and cognitive neuroscientist at Teachers College, Columbia University. Noble has used MRI scans to study the brains of children and found that […]