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Egypt’s science city to spawn national research network

[CAIRO] Egypt is to establish a network of universities and research centres that will collaborate with the country’s planned US$2 billion science city, which is scheduled to open its doors to students in September 2012.

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Egyptian scientists to make diabetes drug from bitter fruit

[CAIRO] Bitter gourd, a plant long held to have anti-diabetic properties, is to be turned into tablets that Egyptian scientists hope will provide an alternative to insulin injections.

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Challenges and Opportunities in Egypt’s Industrial Sector

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy: Challenges and Opportunities in Egypt’s Industrial Sector. In the context of the 2011 Celebration of the Africa Industrialization Day under the theme “Tackling Energy Poverty in Africa”

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Arab team 3rd place in Intel Global Challenge for Entrepreneurship

With the presence of U.S. President Barack Obama Under the Emirati patronage: Arab team for the first time catches the third rank in the Intel Global Challenge for Entrepreneurship

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Egyptian scientist sues Nature

A libel case between an Egyptian scientist and the scientific journal Nature has begun in the United Kingdom. Mohamed El Naschie has brought the case because he says that an article that Nature published in 2008 damaged his reputation.

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Underground oasis may boost Egypt’s development

[CAIRO] The Egyptian government is launching work on experimental wells in the desert following a discovery of new access points to a huge underground water oasis spanning Chad, Egypt, Libya and Sudan.

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7th Arab Technology Business Competition winners announced

November 7th, they participate in the Intel Global Challenge at UC Berkeley-USA Egypt, Lebanon and Yemen win the top three places in the final of the 7th Arab Technology Business Competition

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Arab scientists call for joined up development research

[CAIRO] Arab scientists want their countries to undertake regionally coordinated research into sustainable development, saying that policies established almost 20 years ago, after the 1992 Earth Summit held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, have largely failed.

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Banana compost could boost crop yields, a study finds

[CAIRO] Using old banana trees to make compost may help boost crop yields while cutting down water and fertiliser use, according to an Egyptian researcher. After fruiting, banana trees could be converted into compost – Flickr/jeremy franchi Banana-based fertiliser could cut about 20 per cent of the water used in irrigating maize and lead to better yields and improved soil …

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Egyptian tech turns rice straw into paper, insecticide

[CAIRO] A new chemical pulping technology could eliminate waste by turning rice straw into paper and provide a cheap insecticide to control mosquitoes, according to Egyptian researchers.

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