An investigation of the genome and phenome of a green alga called Chloroidium sp. UTEX 3007 has revealed, for the first time, certain adaptive traits that help algae acclimate to desert environments. Read more
Pursuing a science career in the Arab world is challenging, but women embarking on this path may find challenges that their male peers do not face. Why are there no women scientist models that young scientists can aspire to? Why do women hardly ever land top managerial jobs in universities and research centres? Read more
Welcome to the Nature Middle East blog, House of Wisdom!
The blog is designed to be a place for the science community from the Middle East, or those interested in the region, to meet, discuss and learn. We will scour and bring you the most interesting science news from across the Arab world and also discuss the various problems of the region and how science can help solve them.