Exhibition | The World That You Know Through the Eyes of Muslim Geographers


Did you ever wonder what it would have looked like to travel in the Middle Ages? And what geographical information was available to travelers at that time?

AACR Announces New Editors-in-Chief of Cancer Prevention Research

Published: 26Jul2018

PHILADELPHIA — The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is pleased to announce the appointments of Raymond N. DuBois, MD, PhD, and Michael N. Pollak, MD, as editors-in-chief of Cancer...

EOS | Drones Swoop in to Measure Gas Belched from Volcanoes

Published: 25Jul2018

A team of volcanologists, chemists, physicists, and engineers from around the world test novel techniques at Central America’s two largest degassing volcanoes.  Read more 

Experts: Radar evidence of liquid water on Mars

Published: 25Jul2018

"A Mars orbiter has detected a wide lake of liquid water hidden below the planet’s southern ice sheets. There have been much-debated hints of tiny, ephemeral amounts of water on Mars before. But if...

Experts: AIDS 2018 conference (July 23-27)

Published: 25Jul2018

"The International AIDS Conference is the largest conference on any global health issue in the world. First convened during the peak of the AIDS epidemic in 1985, it continues to provide a unique...

THE DAILY BEAST: The Next Pill You Pop Will Be Eco-Friendly

Published: 23Jul2018

Until the early 1990s, it took six separate, chemical reactions to make the painkiller and anti-inflammatory ibuprofen. Of the ingredients that went in, only about 40 percent were found in the...

THE CONVERSATION: America looks hopeless – a lot like the ‘mother country’ once did

Published: 23Jul2018

(Opinion by JM Opal, Associate Professor of History, McGill University) A decade ago, as the scale of the disaster in Iraq began to sink in, American historians often compared the United States to...

Expert: Order for 60 Airbus A220 jets

Published: 17Jul2018

“A new U.S. airline start-up announced its plans Tuesday to buy 60 Airbus A220-300 aircraft, with deliveries beginning in 2021. (…) Airbus markets and supports the A220 aircraft, which is...