In Iraq, researchers hope to find rock layers that yield an understanding of how and why life came back after dinosaurs died out.
The University of Mosul’s professors and students have come back to the campus, but have to cope with demolished and scarred infrastructure and lingering security concerns.
New informal settlements built in Duhok are improving their designs, partly out of fear of government reprisals.
A professor’s visit to a historic church makes him think about using Iraq’s rich history and religious diversity to create economic opportunity.
As crises escalate, so does the number of displaced scientists. But a precise overall count is elusive.
Works by two artists from the Middle East, recently shown in New York, reflect on the effects of conquest, past and present.
Arab participation in research is high compared to the rest of the world, but that rate masks difficulties women face in some countries and in male-dominated disciplines.
A reporter’s book about a group of refugee children from a variety of backgrounds shows how a good school, and a good teacher, can help.
In a prescient paper, published posthumously, the sociologist Faleh Abdul Jabar described the social forces at work in recent Iraqi politics.
Scholars compared the New York Times’s removal of documents to past thefts of artifacts by archaeologists and armies.