middle east

Planting Independence: A Profile of Katayoon Dehesh
Anna Azvolinsky | Feb 1, 2018
After a harrowing escape from Iran, Dehesh never shied away from difficult choices to pursue a career in plant biology.
Vaccine Blocks Psychostimulant Drug in Mice: Study
Aggie Mika | Aug 17, 2017
Scientists also show that fenethylline’s chemical constituents work together to produce its rapid, potent effects, which have been exploited by Islamic State fighters.
Ubadah Sabbagh: An American Scientist from the Middle East
Kerry Grens | Feb 24, 2017
The 23-year-old neuroscience graduate student, born in Saudi Arabia and raised in numerous countries, came to the U.S. as a teenager to attend college.
Nobel Laureate Dies
Alison F. Takemura | Aug 5, 2016
Chemist Ahmed Zewail, the “father of femtochemistry,” has passed away at age 70.
Bats a Source of MERS?
Kate Yandell | Aug 23, 2013
A fragment of viral RNA isolated from an Egyptian tomb bat matches viral RNA isolated from the first human victim of the novel coronavirus.