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  1. Why fish send red signals in the deep blue sea

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    The colorful world of the coral reef is fascinating -- yet much of the color only comes up when flash photography is used. Now biologists have discovered the many meanings of fluorescence where colors ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  2. New grasses neutralize toxic pollution from bombs, explosives, and munitions

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Engineers have developed the first transgenic grass species that can take up and destroy RDX -- a toxic compound that has been widely used in explosives since World War II and contaminates military bases ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  3. Global progress on reducing child deaths largely due to fewer cases of pneumonia, diarrhea, death during birth, malaria and measles

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Estimates for 2015 suggest that 5.9 million children worldwide died before reaching the age of five, including 2.7 million newborns. Globally, four million fewer child deaths occurred in 2015 than in 2000, ...
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
  4. World's smallest magnifying glass makes it possible to see chemical bonds between atoms

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    For centuries, scientists believed that light, like all waves, couldn't be focused down smaller than its wavelength, just under a millionth of a meter. Now, researchers have created the world's smallest ...
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
  5. Neanderthal inheritance helped humans adapt to life outside of Africa

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    As the ancestors of modern humans made their way out of Africa to other parts of the world many thousands of years ago, they met up and in some cases had children with other forms of humans, including ...
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
  6. Predators can drive increase in virus populations

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    The transparent belly of a tiny beast has revealed how algae-infecting chloroviruses bloom in freshwater around the world, says a new study. Posted: 2016-11-10 20:53:09 ...
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
  7. Research targets genes, traits to improve glaucoma screening, prevention, and treatment

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Researchers from the U.S. and India have begun a new collaborative project to identify genetic risk factors and traits related to glaucoma, a leading cause of blindness worldwide. The researchers' goal ...
    Tuesday, 04 October 2016
  8. World's tallest wood building completed: 18 storeys

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    The mass wood structure and façade has been completed for UBC's Brock Commons student residence -- the world's tallest wood building at 18 storeys (53 metres, about 174 feet) -- four months ahead of schedule, ...
    Tuesday, 04 October 2016
  9. New light on the complex nature of 'hot Jupiter' atmospheres

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... art computer model used by the Met Office to study Earth's atmosphere to perform simulations of these exotic distant worlds that are the size of Jupiter, but orbiting more closely to their parent star ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  10. Printed graphene treated with lasers to enable 'paper electronics'

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... lead to many real-world, low-cost applications for printed graphene electronics, including sensors, fuel cells and medical devices. Posted: 2016-09-01 19:21:12 ...
    Sunday, 04 September 2016
  11. Archaeology team makes world-first tool discovery

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    How smart were human-like species of the Stone Age? New research reveals surprisingly sophisticated adaptations by early humans living 250,000 years ago in a former oasis near Azraq, Jordan. Posted: ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  12. How the Vikings started the worldwide distribution of gaited horses

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Some horses have special gaits, which are more comfortable for the rider than walk, trot or gallop. Now, a study by an international research team has revealed that these gaited horses most likely originated ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  13. Novel technology may prevent burn scars

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... burns, according to the World Health Organization. But even for those who survive the destruction of skin and tissue cells, the road to recovery is never ending. Post-burn scarring creates lifelong physical, ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  14. For the first time in history, high blood pressure is more common in lower-income countries

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Nearly one-third of the adult population worldwide had hypertension in 2010. For the first time in history, high blood pressure is more common in low- and middle-income countries than in high-income countries. ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  15. Stroke largely preventable, global study shows

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Ten risk factors that can be modified are responsible for nine of 10 strokes worldwide, but the ranking of those factors vary regionally, according to a study of 26,000 people worldwide. This should influence ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  16. Global experts call on UN to mobilize a global action plan to widen access to antibiotics

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Today some of the world's experts on antibiotic resistance called on the UN to act to reduce the growing number of deaths due to limited access to effective antibiotics. Posted: 2016-07-15 15:35:4 ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  17. Calcification: Does it pay off in the future ocean?

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    An international research team has calculated the costs and benefits of calcification for phytoplankton and the impact of climate change on their important role in the world's oceans, a new report explains. ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  18. 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
  19. New technology could improve use of small-scale hydropower in developing nations

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Engineers have created a new computer modeling package that people anywhere in the world could use to assess the potential of a stream for small-scale, 'run of river' hydropower, an option to produce electricity ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
  20. Use of non-fit messaging may improve patient choices

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    When it comes to helping patients make the best choices for themselves, sometimes you have to challenge their usual way of dealing with the world, according to new research. Posted: 2016-06-24 14: ...
    Sunday, 26 June 2016
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