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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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Passing of the torch to the country’s youth

Passing of the torch to the country’s youth

The young generation is set to play a pivotal role in helping the UAE achieve its future goals according to the initiatives announced to celebrate International Youth Day. Launched by Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, crown prince of Abu …

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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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These tech toys are great for kids

These tech toys are great for kids

Here are the best tech toys to get your children learning the skills they need for the future With STEM a hot topic for education right now, we’re looking forward to a future generation capable of taking on an uncertain …

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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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How Abu Dhabi will help save the world from disaster

How Abu Dhabi will help save the world from disaster

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a five-year grant to experts in the UAE and US to research rising sea levels. The $2.1m funding (approximately AED 7.7m) will help scientists to understand the forces behind sea level changes and …

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These hackers are out to do good in the world

These hackers are out to do good in the world

Winners of the 8th Annual International Hackathon for Social Good in the Arab World have been announced. Held at NYUAD, the three-day event saw students and renowned industry professionals from around the world come together to take part in the …

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Ambitious goals to improve conservation in the UAE

Ambitious goals to improve conservation in the UAE

The UAE community is a key driver in achieving current and future environmental goals on a national level, according to a new sustainability survey. Released by the Emirates Wildlife Society-World Wide Fund for Nature (EWS-WWF), the 2017 Annual Report highlights …

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This remarkable energy source is under our feet

This remarkable energy source is under our feet

How the UAE’s unflinching quest for alternative energy sources is leading local researchers to dig deep Miles away from the famous archaeological site, Hili 8 in Al Ain, is another spot where a group of experts are painstakingly conducting regular …

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Your guide to the weekend you want

Your guide to the weekend you want

It’s the weekend, let’s not hang about. Here’s a quick look at events taking place over the next few days that you might enjoy! Thursday 8th March  In the mood for stylish Italian food? Treat yourself and visit Roberto’s to enjoy …

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