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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 'Amazing protein diversity' is discovered in the maize plant

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... world's top-three staple foods, along with rice and wheat accounting for two-thirds of world food consumption. Posted: 2016-06-24 14:02:41 ...
    Sunday, 26 June 2016
  12. Detailed plans for largest neutrino telescope in the world

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A deep-sea array will soak up signals from neutrinos traveling through the cosmos to study the evolution of the universe and to discover more about the fundamental properties of these prized sub-atomic ...
    Sunday, 26 June 2016
  13. 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
  14. Researchers offer new theory on how climate affects violence

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Researchers have long struggled to explain why some violent crime rates are higher near the equator than other parts of the world. Now, a team of researchers has developed a model that could help explain ...
    Sunday, 26 June 2016
  15. Tiny multi-function antenna for laptops

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    A tech start-up has invented a world-first multi-function antenna for laptops that fits into the extremely limited space of the hinge cavity. Posted: 2016-06-24 15:01:51 ...
    Sunday, 26 June 2016
  16. New tuberculosis drug-resistance test shows promise but needs investment for those diagnosed to be cured

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Science & Society

    Two research studies suggest that a new automated DNA test for tuberculosis (Xpert MTB/RIF), which can detect TB within 2 hours and has been endorsed by the World Health Organization, can significantly ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  17. Global bioterrorism threat analyzed for world animal health office

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Science & Society

    Around the globe, many nations are realizing that the potential for bioterrorism isn't just about the US, officials say. And because an intentional introduction of bacteria, a virus or a toxin could happen ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  18. Treating HIV sooner would save South African lives and money

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Science & Society

    If South Africa followed a new World Health Organization recommendation to give antiretroviral therapy to people with HIV when they were still at a higher level of health, it would reduce new infections, ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  19. 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
  20. Technology to throw new light on ancient artifacts

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Fossils & Ruins

    New technology which makes it possible to study the finer details of some of the world’s greatest historical artifacts has been developed by computer scientists and archaeologists. Posted: 2011-07-20 ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
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