The institution’s new Human Capital Index indicates that many of the region’s youth face significant barriers in pursuing their full potential, but economists say it’s a more complicated than a single metric.
If Arabs want a true lingua franca, they must ease the rigid boundaries they’ve set up between the local dialects and the formal language.
Students may not realize the toll that anxiety over studying is taking on their bodies. Fortunately, that pressure can be managed and mitigated.
Strokes are an increasingly common health problem in Arab countries. A scientist in Abu Dhabi uses technology and careful observation to better evaluate stroke severity and improve rehabilitation.
Data analysis by Al-Fanar Media has found that two of the highest research producers in the Arab world—Egypt and Saudi Arabia—also have some of the highest rates of retracted articles, which are often related to scientific misconduct.
Some researchers say winning government permission for work with humans or human tissue is unnecessarily difficult in some Arab countries, slowing them down.
With non-infectious diseases on the rise, scientists and policy makers look for ways of obtaining more reliable data about who’s most at risk.
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The latest edition of an annual academic study shows an increase in the support for the freedom of expression online as long as people don’t criticize their governments.
Teaching and working in New York, the artist opens viewers to new possibilities of seeing the mundane with curiosity and wonder.