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U.A.E. Researcher Develops New Way of Measuring Stroke Damage

Benjamin Plackett | 27 Aug 2019

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.

Development Health & Medicine Research Science

Egypt’s Agricultural Scientists Say They Are Not Protected From Biological Risks

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 21 Aug 2019

Many Egyptian agricultural researchers are reluctant to conduct experiments due to the lack of biosafety standards at laboratories.

Data & Surveys Health & Medicine Research

A New Way of Attacking Viruses Could Help the Arab Region

Benjamin Plackett | 19 Aug 2019

Researchers are developing single treatments that could fight a wide variety of disease-causing viruses, many of them prevalent in Arab countries.

Academic Freedom Data & Surveys Health & Medicine Human Rights Publishing Research

Arab Researchers Face Challenges in Studying Sexual Orientation

Benjamin Plackett | 07 Aug 2019

An Arab reluctance to discuss sexual orientation and sexuality makes it difficult to study related topics in the Middle East, researchers say. But they’re optimistic about the future as attitudes change.

Data & Surveys Publishing Research

False Research Results—A Global Problem That Includes the Arab World

Benjamin Plackett | 31 Jul 2019

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.

Disability Human Rights Inequality Research Students

A Tunisian Scientist Invents Navigation Aid for the Blind

Khaoula Sliti | 15 Jul 2019

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.

Faculty Health & Medicine Research Science

Bureaucracy Unnecessarily Slows Down Human-Tissue Research, Arab Scientists Say

Benjamin Plackett | 08 Jul 2019

Some researchers say winning government permission for work with humans or human tissue is unnecessarily difficult in some Arab countries, slowing them down.

Conflict Health & Medicine Politics Research Science

An Iraqi Scientist Speaks Out on the Lingering Effects of Radioactive Weapons

Edward Fox | 02 Jul 2019

A prominent environmental scientist has relentlessly published and campaigned about the health and environmental effects of depleted uranium used for military purposes in Iraq.

Health & Medicine Research Science

Researchers Confront Puzzles About Risk and Disease in the Arab World

Benjamin Plackett | 28 Jun 2019

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.

Academic Freedom Critical Thinking Finances Religion Research

American U. in Cairo Cancels an Endowed Chair; Questions Follow

Jabeen Bhatti | 14 Jun 2019

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.




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