MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA

Lifetime achievement award for UJ’s professor

South Africa – There was a proud moment for University of Johannesburg (UJ) at the NSTF-South32 Awards which was held in Gauteng on 29 June 2017: […]

Effat University students win at international competition

Saudi Arabia – Effat University has won two prestigious prizes at the International MATE ROV Competition held in Long Beach California from 22–25 June 2017. Competing […]

New bioactive material for root canal treatment

Iraq – The use of traditional gutta-percha in combination with root canal sealers might not adequately seal the root canal system; micro-leakage seems to be inevitable […]

Winner of Palestine’s Falling Walls heads to Berlin

Palestine – Inspired by the fall of the Berlin Wall on 9 November 1989 and under the theme of “Which wall will fall next?”, fourteen participants […]

Ajman University bio-engineering students develop “smart arm” for amputees

United Arab Emirates – Millions of people around the world have lost an arm to birth defects, trauma, disease and war. While many of these amputees […]

AUS launches GCC’s first master of science in biomedical engineering

United Arab Emirates – American University of Sharjah (AUS) is launching a master of science in biomedical engineering (MSBME) degree this fall semester, starting in August […]

Ensuring better health and proper care for cheetahs in captivity

South Africa – Captive cheetahs frequently suffer from chronic gastrointestinal and kidney disease, unlike their wild counterparts and other big cats. An inflammatory condition of the […]

Iranian scientists invent new generation device for neural recording

Iran – Researchers at Khajeh Nasir Toosi University of Technology (KNTU), Tehran, Iran, have designed, developed, and tested a micro-electrocorticography (μECoG) system. Electrocorticography is a minimally […]

New species of crab discovered

Qatar – A research team from the Marine Biology Cluster at Qatar University Environmental Science Center (QU-ESC) discovered a new species of crab during an exploration […]

Forensic students at Amity Dubai carry out unique ballistic tests

United Arab Emirates – In a unique project in the area of forensic ballistics, Amity University Dubai students, Mohammed Omar Bin Hendi and Ms Nisreen Hassan, […]