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29 May 2018Lab Chat
From harming wildlife to packing out landfills, plastic waste is a fast-increasing problem around the world. And, whether it’s governments, businesses or even individual consumers swapping products they buy, it’s up to everyone to fix it. While some may duck and dodge their responsibility, Emirates airlines are looking for innovative ways to play their part. Read on as we look at how they’re ut...
27 May 2018Lab Chat
The UAE has long relied on its huge oil reserves. But fossil fuels won’t last forever. Combine that with a growing concern for the environmental impact of the oil industry and you have a clear sign that it’s time to diversify the UAE economy – along with that of several other oil-dependent countries. But how exactly?
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21 May 2018Lab Chat
Science is at the forefront of future plans for the United Arab Emirates. From attracting new scientists to innovating aspects of everyday life, the UAE is certainly looking to become something of a science hub. And that’s something that’s underlined by the Science Agenda 2031. Read on as we look at what the agenda entails.
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19 May 2018Lab Chat
Since late 2016, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has been imposing oil cuts on its members, along with allied nations such as Russia. The aim was to stop oil being oversupplied and increase its price as a result. So, more than a year down the line, has it worked? Read on as we look at how effective OPEC’s production cuts have been.
18 May 2018Lab Chat
For decades, a number of countries have relied on their natural oil and gas resources to keep their economy running smoothly. However, it seems most of them are looking to move away from oil and diversity. A perfect example is the United Arab Emirates (UAE) which has spent several years planning and taking strides to diversify its economy. Read on as we look at how successful these attempts hav...
17 May 2018Lab Chat
Invasive species were the subject of a recent warning in the UAE. Why? The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment has warned businesses and individuals about a range of practices that are leading to invasive species being introduced to local ecosystems. Read on as we take a closer look at the warning, and why invasive species are so problematic.
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16 May 2018Lab Chat
The hyperloop is thought to be the ground-breaking development for transport, with the US, India and the UAE among the nations proposing routes. In simple terms, it will get people from A to B much faster. And the UAE may have taken a huge step closer, with the results of their hyperloop study due in the coming weeks. So, when will the UAE be getting a hyperloop?
25 March 2018Lab Chat
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21 March 2018Lab Chat
With the new center, KAUST and Leica Microsystems will embark on a long-term partnership in cutting-edge life science research with the objective of encouraging new discoveries.