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How YOU can help with the Special Olympics?

How YOU can help with the Special Olympics?

Studies show volunteers themselves benefit from charitable activities. That’s just one of the many reasons to get involved in the Special Olympics Communities and society at large benefit greatly from volunteers. Recent studies have shown that volunteers themselves also benefit …

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Find out how you can make a difference to cancer research

Find out how you can make a difference to cancer research

Increasing awareness about cancer and raising money to fund vital research, the Terry Fox Run returns to Abu Dhabi this weekend.  Honouring the legacy of cancer patient Terry Fox who ran the Marathon of Hope in a bid to find a …

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What is cloud seeding and how is it being used in the UAE?

What is cloud seeding and how is it being used in the UAE?

The UAE is moving at the forefront of weather modification science in an attempt to counter its arid climate and water shortage issues On 9th March 2016, the UAE experienced 287 millimetres of rain across Al Ain and Dubai. It …

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What does the newly opened Louvre mean for Abu Dhabi?

What does the newly opened Louvre mean for Abu Dhabi?

After years of anticipation, the jewel in the crown of Saadiyat Island’s cultural district is finally opening its doors When ground was broken on 26th May 2009, one of the most ambitious projects in the history of the UAE took …

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Meet the people at the forefront of the city’s exciting tech scene

Meet the people at the forefront of the city’s exciting tech scene

The chances are, if you take a look at the technology around you right now, you’ll come across a few familiar names. Your smart phone might be Apple, your television could be Sony and your fridge is probably Samsung. One …

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How much do you really know about capital dolphins?

How much do you really know about capital dolphins?

The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) has announced that the local population of Indian Ocean humpback dolphins is the largest in the world. The agency’s Dolphin Survey, which has tracked 5,592km of Abu Dhabi coastline over the past few years, revealed …

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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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Breakthrough research means hacking could be a thing of the past

Breakthrough research means hacking could be a thing of the past

Cyber attacks in the UAE could become far less frequent thanks to a breakthrough at an Abu Dhabi university. Researchers at New York University Abu Dhabi’s (NYUAD) Design for Excellence lab have developed a new “logic locking” computer chip that …

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New research highlights the health impact of local cuisine

New research highlights the health impact of local cuisine

A new study is taking a look at traditional Emirati foods and how they affect overall health, particularly when it comes to blood sugar levels. The research, conducted by the United Arab Emirates University, focused on 18 commonly consumed foods …

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How local scientists are revolutionising use of solar energy

How local scientists are revolutionising use of solar energy

A greener future could be on the cards for Abu Dhabi as a team of capital scientists has developed a more powerful way of capturing solar energy. In a collaborative project with US-based Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), researchers from …

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