Researchers in Jordan have developed a new way to extract genetic material from a virus to speed up coronavirus tests.
Engineering and medical schools are collaborating to design ventilators, and government projects are attracting hundreds of researchers. Industry and investors are helping, too.
Scientists are using computer simulations to find drugs that might be effective against the new coronavirus and genetics to find out who will be especially susceptible to it.
The research is at times conflicting, but experts believe that employment ultimately can help foster social harmony in the right conditions.
An “academy” of early-career researchers in Germany and Arab countries promotes international, interdisciplinary research projects “on the boundary between science and society.”
A new government program will use cash incentives, support for laboratory equipment, and a mentoring program to improve science at public universities. The program will focus first on mathematics and physics.
A science journalist who has covered the Arab world for six years discovers a stark contrast in communication when he attends a scientific meeting in the United States.
The Arabic language is seriously underrepresented online. Computer science researchers in Qatar are developing tools to change that,
The recent imprisonment of Patrick George Zaki, a human-rights scholar and activist, renews fears about freedom of expression and freedom for researchers in Egypt.
The United Arab Emirates has seen an average growth in research produced of 15 percent annually over almost two decades. Its strategy offers lessons for other Arab countries.