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Uncovering the Obesity Gene in Emiratis

Uncovering the Obesity Gene in Emiratis

The UAE ranks among the highest nations in the world for obesity. The obesity rate among Emiratis is particularly high, with a recent study finding nearly 70 percent of Emirati men under 30 to be obese. Researchers at Khalifa University are exploring a way to stop the high rate of…

Uncovering New Insights into Topological Insulators

Uncovering New Insights into Topological Insulators

A new group of advanced materials known as ‘topological insulators,’ which conduct dissipationless electricity – electricity in which no energy is lost – on the edge of their surfaces, are being eyed as potential replacements to semiconductors for their ability to make computer processing faster, and for use in thermoelectric…

Public-Private Partnerships and Their Role in Managing and Preparing for Emerging Infectious Diseases: Portraying Covid-19 and the Future

Public-Private Partnerships and Their Role in Managing and Preparing for Emerging Infectious Diseases: Portraying Covid-19 and the Future

Collaboration between public and private entities is more important than ever to a world battling a pandemic and to helping to prevent future global health catastrophes. While governments have been deploying different methods to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic as efficiently as possible, scientists and researchers are making the most…