Tunisian students with disabilities have a great deal of difficulty attending university, a situation similar to many Arab countries. But a Tunisian researcher may eventually help the visually impaired.
Some researchers say winning government permission for work with humans or human tissue is unnecessarily difficult in some Arab countries, slowing them down.
A prominent environmental scientist has relentlessly published and campaigned about the health and environmental effects of depleted uranium used for military purposes in Iraq.
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.
The AUC professor of comparative religion who lost the title says his academic freedom was infringed. The university says it had to honor a request from the benefactor’s son, who allegedly pressured the professor.
With access to a laboratory that houses mice and rats, a researcher in Oman has created a new biological insight into high blood pressure, a major health issue in the Arab region.
A series of government and university efforts, including the launch of a new satellite, are signs of the country’s redoubled effort to take advantage of space technology.
Women are much more likely to die of heart disease after menopause. A researcher in Oman wants to help find out the reason.
An Oxford-based project collects aerial and satellite photographs of historically important sites across the Middle East and North Africa.
Anorexia and other eating disorders in the Middle East need more academic study, medical and media attention, experts say.