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Internet Literature & Translation Research Science Technology & Online Learning

An Online Movement Translates Academic Articles Into Arabic

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 09 Jun 2017

To meet a need for Arabic versions of publications in science and humanities, volunteers are publishing new translations online.

Health & Medicine Research Science

UAE Researchers Tackle Diabetes from the Feet Up

Benjamin Plackett | 06 Jun 2017

Analysis of patients’ footprints is providing important clues about the progression of diabetes, and opening the door to earlier intervention.

Development Research Science

Researchers’ Recycled Water Meets Farmers’ Suspicion

Benjamin Plackett | 18 May 2017

Evidence supports repurposing household wastewater for agricultural use, but not everyone likes the idea.

Conservation Development Health & Medicine Research Science

Egyptian Researchers Seek to Reduce Aircraft Pollution

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 10 May 2017

Egyptian scientists are trying to produce biofuel for aircrafts that would reduce the carbon dioxide they produce and lower the country’s pollution burden.

Health & Medicine Research Science Technology & Online Learning

World Cup Inspires Innovation Research in Qatar

Eman Kamel | 28 Mar 2017

Practical ideas for life in a hot climate could be useful beyond soccer.

Gender Inequality Science Technology & Online Learning

Can MOOCs Be Women’s Entryway into STEM?

Maha Bali, Patrice Torcivia Prusko | 07 Mar 2017

MOOCS could be a second (or first) chance for many women to enter STEM careers. But can the courses be designed to encourage that?

Conservation Research Science

Small Wheat Grains Swell Into Big Controversy

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 07 Mar 2017

Some experiments in Egypt that suggest farmers might get two growing seasons of wheat in a year are drawing heavy criticism.

Research Science

New Research Path Offers Hope For Gulf’s Coral Reefs

Benjamin Plackett | 17 May 2016

Genetics research could help the region’s struggling coral reefs to fight back.

Refugees Scholarships Science

New Foundation Seeks to Give 15,000 Arab Students Scholarships

Benjamin Plackett | 26 Apr 2016

A new scholarship fund hopes to send thousands of Arab students to university—but only in science, technology, and mathematics.

Science Teaching

How to Break the Informal Ban on Studying Evolution

Benjamin Plackett | 07 Apr 2016

Despite the strong bias in many Arab countries against the study of evolution, some scientists find a way. Their secret? Strong patrons.




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