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Your guide to understanding ADD and ADHD

Your guide to understanding ADD and ADHD

Is your child struggling to focus and sit still? It may be a sign of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder As the most commonly diagnosed mental disorder among children, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can affect a child’s performance in school …

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New archaeological evidence unveiled in Al Ain

New archaeological evidence unveiled in Al Ain

Research conducted at the Hili 2 archaeological site, part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Al Ain, has revealed new evidence on social life in the region 3,000 years ago. The research, carried out by the Department of Culture …

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Where to celebrate World Book Day

Where to celebrate World Book Day

Every day is World Book Day at these cool public libraries around the city On 23rd April, the world will mark World Book Day, an annual celebration declared by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation to promote reading. The UAE, …

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Six things you need to know about diabetes

Six things you need to know about diabetes

With 14th November marking World Diabetes Day, it’s time to think a little deeper about the condition, its symptoms and how you have the power to keep it at bay. In the past 40 years, diabetes has become a global …

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Wow! The high tech project that’s out of this world

Wow! The high tech project that’s out of this world

New research from scientists in Abu Dhabi is set to challenge current scientific opinion on how stars rotate. Researchers from NYU Abu Dhabi Centre for Space Science have found evidence that sun-like stars rotate up to two-and-a-half times faster at …

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5 practical ways you can help the city’s strays

5 practical ways you can help the city’s strays

On 18th August, animal lovers around the world will mark the 27th annual International Homeless Animals’ Day.  It’s a time when organisations around the world host activities in a bid to raise awareness about overpopulation and being a responsible pet owner. So what …

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5 simple ways to ease stress right now

5 simple ways to ease stress right now

Don’t let stress get the better of you. Stress gets to us all. Whether it’s a demanding week in the office or relationship troubles, life’s challenges overwhelm us all at some point. Not that stress is always a bad thing. …

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This is why we need to halt climate change now

This is why we need to halt climate change now

In Abu Dhabi marine biologist has predicted that the consequences of climate change in our seas in the next 70 years could be worse than projected in a Gulf-wide study. Published in science journal PLOS One, the research measured the …

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Is the weather in Abu Dhabi about to get rainy?

Is the weather in Abu Dhabi about to get rainy?

A series of research flights are being planned for the coming months as experts continue working on the country’s cloud-seeding efforts in a bid to address water scarcity. Dr Paul Lawson, a US-based scientist and one of the grant winners …

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Should expats be excited about the new visa ruling?

Should expats be excited about the new visa ruling?

Ground-breaking changes to the visa system in the UAE have been announced that will allow some residents to make the country a long-term home. HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice president and prime minister of the UAE, announced …

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