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This salty treatment will make you feel great

Is Abu Dhabi’s first salt therapy room a gimmicky trend or a natural way of treating health concerns?   What is salt therapy? No, salt therapy doesn’t involve eating spoonfuls of the crystalline mineral; this is far more therapeutic than …

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Local researchers have made two amazing new discoveries

Local researchers have made two amazing new discoveries

UAE-based naturalists have stumbled upon two butterfly species that were previously not known of in the country. The newly discovered species are believed to have accidentally arrived here through imported ornamental plants from their country of origin. The medium-sized catopsilia …

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Did you know a new type of bird has been spotted in the UAE?

Did you know a new type of bird has been spotted in the UAE?

A previously unsighted owl species has been spotted in the UAE. The Emirates Wildlife Society – World Wide Fund for Nature (EWS-WWF) announced the discovery following an owl survey in the Hajar Mountains in the country’s Eastern Region. Named the …

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How the UAE rose from discord to solidarity

How the UAE rose from discord to solidarity

As we commemorate the UAE’s 46th National Day on 2nd December, find out how the founding father’s determination played a vital role in the final days leading up to the country’s unity In June 1971, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al …

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How this local algae can help save our world

How this local algae can help save our world

A green algae native to the UAE has shown great biotechnical potential that might help combat devastating rainforest degradation in the future. This is the theory of a group of researchers, including representatives from New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD), …

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You really can fix things around the house yourself

You really can fix things around the house yourself

Yes you could call. But if you want to get handy and reap the rewards, read on. DIY is doable in Abu Dhabi When it comes to acronyms, DIY is definitely not one of the most well used ones in the UAE. We …

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Valuable research uncovers new species in Al Ain

Valuable research uncovers new species in Al Ain

A scientific study completed in Al Ain is creating excitement with the sighting of new insects never found before in the UAE. The research, led by UAE University lecturer Huw Roberts, found seven new species of lacewing insects that are …

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