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  1. First stars formed even later than previously thought

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... these stars were the only sources needed to account for reionising atoms in the cosmos, having completed half of this process when the Universe had reached an age of 700 million years. Posted: 2016-09-02 ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  2. Clues in ancient mud hold answers to climate change

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    New research suggests that Africa has gradually become wetter over the past 1.3 million years -- instead of drier as was thought previously. Posted: 2016-09-01 19:24:44 ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  3. Needle biopsies for noninvasive breast cancer: Routine analysis wastes millions

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    For patients with the most common type of noninvasive breast cancer, routine testing for estrogen and progesterone receptors in tissue taken at the first 'needle' biopsy is both unnecessary and wasteful, ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  4. Targeting brain cells to alleviate neuropathic pain

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... targeting microglia brain cells within a few days, say scientists. This research will help in the quest to help the more than 1 million Americans afflicted with this chronic pain. Posted: 2016-08-08 ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  5. Using nanotechnology to give fuel cells more oomph

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Applying nanotechnology to fuel cells gives them more oomph, report researchers. The project is part of a $13 million program to advance fuel cell performance and durability and hydrogen storage technologies ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  6. Flint lead crisis adds up to $395 million in social costs

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    The social costs related to lead poisoning in Flint, Michigan, amount to $395 million from April 2014, when the city switched its water source from Lake Huron to the Flint River, to the present day, not ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  7. Texting a million people in India improves diabetes prevention

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A study that sent twice-weekly text messages to a million people in India advising them to exercise, eat less fat and eat more fruits and vegetables increased these health behaviors known to prevent diabetes, ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  8. Biologists home in on paleo gut for clues to our evolutionary history

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A new study of the gut microbiomes of humans, chimps, bonobos and gorillas shows that at least two major groups of bacteria have cospeciated with these hosts, with a lineage going back at least 15 million ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  9. Cougars could save lives by lowering vehicle collisions with deer

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... human fatalities, 680 injuries and avoiding costs of $50 million. Posted: 2016-07-14 20:33:50 ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  10. Struggling families crave stability in uncertain times, study shows

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Over a third of families (more than 2 million households) in the United Kingdom are earning below the minimum income needed for an acceptable living standard. A new study has taken a new look at life on ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  11. In the blink of a cosmic eye: Chance microlensing events probe galactic cores

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... are often hundreds of millions or even billions of light years away, so are difficult to study in any detail. Natural gravitational 'microlenses' can provide a way to probe these objects, and now a team ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
  12. Scientists develop computer models to unravel the complexities of TB infection

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists used computers to model the formation of tuberculosis granulomas in the lung -- the non-active (latent) form of infection found in 2 billion individuals worldwide (11 million in the U.S.) that ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
  13. First signs of healing in the Antarctic ozone layer

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists have found the first 'fingerprints of healing' for the Antarctic ozone hole. The September ozone hole has shrunk by more than 4 million square kilometers since 2000, when ozone depletion was ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
  14. How well do facial recognition algorithms cope with a million strangers?

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Computer scientists and engineers have launched the 'MegaFace Challenge,' the world's first competition aimed at evaluating and improving the performance of face recognition algorithms at the million person ...
    Sunday, 26 June 2016
  15. Operations research models of hepatitis B prove decisive in treating millions in US, China

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Science & Society

    ... of hepatitis B interventions. These interventions now successfully screen, treat, and vaccinate millions of Asian and Pacific Islander adults in the US and millions of children in China, according to a ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  16. Adolescent boys among those most affected by Washington state parental military deployment, study suggests

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Science & Society

    In 2007, nearly two million children in the United States had at least one parent serving in the military. Military families and children, in particular, suffer from mental health problems related to long ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  17. Prehistoric crocodile Terminonaris was Texas native, fossil suggests

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Fossils & Ruins

    ... fossil snout that was discovered near the waters edge of a Dallas-area lake. The 96-million-year-old fossil is the oldest of its kind worldwide, indicating Terminonaris likely originated in Texas and dispersed ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  18. Ancient footprints show human-like walking began nearly 4 million years ago

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Fossils & Ruins

    Scientists have found that ancient footprints in Laetoli, Tanzania, show that human-like features of the feet and gait existed almost two million years earlier than previously thought. Posted: 2011-07-20 ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  19. Separated for 20 million years: Blind beetle from Bulgarian caves clarifies questions

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Fossils & Ruins

    One of the smallest ever cave-dwelling ground beetles has recently been discovered in two caves in the Rhodopi Mountains, Bulgaria, and described under the name Paralovricia beroni. The beetle is completely ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  20. Last dinosaur before mass extinction discovered

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Fossils & Ruins

    A team of scientists has discovered the youngest dinosaur preserved in the fossil record before the catastrophic meteor impact 65 million years ago. The finding indicates that dinosaurs did not go extinct ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
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