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138 news items

National Geographic

National Geographic
Tue, 01 Sep 2015 07:44:25 -0700

In late February, the ISIS campaign escalated: Mosul's central public library, a landmark built in 1921, was rigged with explosives and razed, together with thousands of manuscripts and instruments used by Arab scientists. The book burning coincided ...

Arab News

Arab News
Wed, 12 Aug 2015 15:17:30 -0700

The meeting will convene US and Arab scientists, engineers and medical professionals to discuss major scientific advances on a wide array of topics under the overarching theme of “Sensing Technologies, Networks and Applications.” This program brings ...

Space News

Space News
Wed, 06 May 2015 14:15:11 -0700

This mission will be the catalyst for a new generation of Arab scientists and engineers. It will be an anchor project for the space and science sector here in the UAE,” said lead guy. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler of the emirate of ...
Nature Middle East
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:37:30 -0800

Arab scientists earmark best sites for astronomical observatories. Published online 28 January 2015. Scientists set out to determine the Middle East's best sites for new observatories to study the stars. Nadia El-Awady. Tweet. The Arab world is home to ...

New York Daily News

New York Daily News
Mon, 17 Aug 2015 23:56:15 -0700

Carter must be treated only with lifesaving products discovered by his soul buddies, the Palestinians, and other Arab scientists. Joseph Ceder. Al, Iran, run. Bronx: Can there be any doubt that the nuke deal with Iran is a bad one? Al Sharpton supports ...

Al-Fanar Media

Al-Fanar Media
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 03:56:16 -0700

Arab universities are beginning to inch up in an important measure of scientific development—indexes that measure the impact of research papers. To accelerate the improvement in indexes, some Arab universities are even giving financial rewards to ...

National Geographic

National Geographic
Sun, 01 Mar 2015 06:01:30 -0800

A number of the leading Arab scientists were quite irreligious, and even hostile to religion. One of the great physicians of the golden age of Islamic science, Persian Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi, wrote a book saying mankind would be better ...
Wed, 07 Aug 2013 08:48:54 -0700

El-Baz says that societies for female Arab scientists and engineers are needed to encourage women to venture into science and technology. Most scientific organisations, for example, have few female members. But he says that the lack of support for ...

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