A new online platform seeks to bring together United Arab Emirates research institutions to facilitate researchers’ access to devices they need. Egypt may follow suit.
In a region with a psychiatrist shortage, nonexperts are called on to help refugees cope with psychological trauma. Art therapy is one way this is happening in Iraq.
A new laboratory that has opened in Jordan allows international scientists to explore the behavior of matter at the atomic and subatomic level.
A researcher at the University of Duhok is experimenting with growing plants in controlled conditions to provide plants to farmers that might resist disease and bear fruit sooner.
A project that links archaeology to economic development and education is a model for preserving the kingdom’s wealth of ancient sites.
New discoveries of fossils in North Africa and evidence of prehistoric butchery make experts rethink the story of human evolution.
In Iraq, researchers hope to find rock layers that yield an understanding of how and why life came back after dinosaurs died out.
Recent headlines involving researchers accused of spying in the Middle East highlight the risk of asking questions in a police state.
A tool created at Birzeit University will take machine translation of Arabic to a higher level.
Matthew Hedges, a U.K. doctoral student convicted in the United Arab Emirates of spying for Britain, has been pardoned and released. But his experience has provoked anxiety about the safety of foreign researchers in the UAE.