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.
The organization Ettijahat, based in Beirut, offers grants to artists and researchers whose work illuminates the culture of a country in crisis.
Platforms like Facebook and LinkedIn could help counter worrying health trends, but some communities are at risk of being left behind.
A university-led team is recovering artifacts that shed light on how people lived as modern Qatar emerged from a time when pearl diving was the economic focus.
A former colleague recalls the work and forceful personality of a founder of academic refugee studies and a tireless champion for refugees themselves, who died on July 11.
A Jordanian scientist believes archaeological discoveries could draw more tourists to his country. But he thinks support for the discoveries is weak.
Sleep scientists say research points to specific measures people can take to get a better night’s rest.
The Lebanese capital comes alive at night, but experts warn that too many late nights come with health risks.
A Lebanese researcher has wandered throughout Arab history during his extensive career and examined the region’s relationship with Ottoman rulers and European ideas.
A Tunisian researcher wants to be the first in his continent to measure time with atomic precision.