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Health & Medicine Politics Research Science

Water Testing in Iraq Shows Urgency of Remedying Environmental Neglect

Benjamin Plackett | 09 Sep 2019

Researchers are taking a closer look at rivers and lakes that supply drinking water to cities in northern Iraq. They worry that heavy metal concentrations may pose health hazards.

Conflict Data & Surveys Development Research Science

New Data Show Water Scarcity Is Increasing in the Arab World, Stirring Discussion

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 02 Sep 2019

Many of the countries facing the highest levels of water stress are located in the Middle East and North Africa, a research group’s latest analysis shows.

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.

Health & Medicine Mental Health Refugees Schools Science

Teachers Can Help Refugee Students’ Mental Health, Report Says

Benjamin Plackett | 15 Jul 2019

A UNESCO policy paper calls on schools and teachers to detect and treat the mental-health problems of refugee pupils. Many of the recommendations are relevant to universities.

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.

Health & Medicine Research Science

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.




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