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Conflict Development Faculty Refugees Research Science

Syrian Academics in Exile Try to Help Their Homeland

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 19 Dec 2021

A recent symposium heard from Syrian academics in exile and other scholars about the challenges of interdisciplinary work and promoting education back home.

Faculty Research Science

Mummified Remains May Rewrite History of an Ancient Practice

Amr EL-Tohamy | 16 Dec 2021

Scientists are trying to verify the age of mummified remains found in an ancient tomb. Its discovery suggests the practice may have started 1,000 years earlier than previously thought.

Coronavirus Health & Medicine Science

Are Covid-19 Vaccines Up to Omicron? Researchers Seek Answers.

Amr EL-Tohamy | 01 Dec 2021

It is still unclear how well the existing Covid-19 vaccines will protect against the new variant. Arab researchers discuss what we know so far.

Curriculum Research Science

Oman Boosts Climate-Change Studies in Wake of Deadly Storms

Amr EL-Tohamy | 29 Nov 2021

Citing increasing frequency of tropical storms in the Indian Ocean, Oman’s Sultan Qaboos University opens new environmental research units.

Faculty Health & Medicine Refugees Research Science

Hazem Fallouh, a Syrian Surgeon in Britain, Wins Award for Innovation

Amr EL-Tohamy | 26 Nov 2021

Hazem Fallouh, a Syrian heart surgeon in the U.K., wins the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery’s Innovations award.

Conflict Health & Medicine Refugees Research Science

Derelict Oil Tanker Off Yemen Poses Serious Health Threats, Scientists Say

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 22 Nov 2021

A spill from the Yemeni tanker Safer, which has had no regular maintenance in five years, could cause mass deaths, says a scientific study.

Coronavirus Health & Medicine Research Science

Study Finds Gene Linked to Higher Risk of Severe Covid-19

Amr EL-Tohamy | 19 Nov 2021

A recent study suggests a gene more prevalent in some ethnic groups increases the likelihood of potentially fatal complications of Covid-19.

Coronavirus Health & Medicine Science

Oral Covid-19 Drug Shows Promise, but Scientists Want More Data

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 14 Nov 2021

Arab researchers are among those monitoring the effectiveness and safety of a new oral Covid-19 drug that could reduce hospitalisations and deaths by 50 percent.

Research Science Students

Morocco’s University Museum of Meteorites Preserves Space Rocks for Study

Mohamed Akinou | 08 Nov 2021

Meteorites fall abundantly in Morocco’s deserts. A museum at Ibn Zohr University helps keep them in the kingdom and available for study.




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