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In Muscat, Rare Mice Help Scientists Understand High Blood Pressure

Benjamin Plackett | 13 Jun 2019

With access to a laboratory that houses mice and rats, a researcher in Oman has created a new biological insight into high blood pressure, a major health issue in the Arab region.

Development Research Science Technology & Online Learning

Egypt Turns Its Scientific Attention to Space

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 29 Apr 2019

A series of government and university efforts, including the launch of a new satellite, are signs of the country’s redoubled effort to take advantage of space technology.

Science Teaching Technology & Online Learning

What the Science of Learning Says About Improving Online Courses

Jeffrey R. Young | 15 Apr 2019

An online course can be viewed as a learning experiment, with instructors collecting data on student use and making adjustments over time.

Health & Medicine Refugees Research Science

U.A.E. Researcher Joins Quest for Heat-Resistant Vaccines

Benjamin Plackett | 08 Apr 2019

Researchers at New York University Abu Dhabi are trying to create vaccines that don’t need to be refrigerated—an important quality to insure safe, inexpensive delivery.

Health & Medicine Refugees Research Science

New Research Could Help Combat Cholera in Yemen

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 29 Mar 2019

Researchers have identified the genetic makeup of the bacteria causing Yemen’s cholera epidemics. The new research could improve treatment, if the right antibiotics could reach the people who need them.

Development Research Science

Researchers in Oman Attack the Global Food-Waste Problem

Benjamin Plackett | 27 Mar 2019

Food waste is clogging up landfills in Oman, so the government has turned to researchers in search of an alternative.

Development Finances Research Science

New Effort to Share Scientific Equipment Creates Potential Efficiencies

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 26 Feb 2019

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.

Development Research Science

In a Fractious Region, a New Physics Facility Fosters Collaboration

Edward Fox | 24 Jan 2019

A new laboratory that has opened in Jordan allows international scientists to explore the behavior of matter at the atomic and subatomic level.

Development Research Science

Iraqi Laboratory Engineers Better Crops for Farmers

Benjamin Plackett | 14 Jan 2019

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.

Faculty Research Science

The Cradle of Humankind Could Be in North, Not East Africa

Benjamin Plackett | 02 Jan 2019

New discoveries of fossils in North Africa and evidence of prehistoric butchery make experts rethink the story of human evolution.




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