science

Scientists Say We’re in for a “Global Disaster” if We Don’t Solve Water Inequality

Scientists looking at over a decade of data from NASA satellites have found a startling pattern: All over the world, wet regions are becoming wetter, while dry regions grow drier.
Water is just another resource, like money. And just as the rich get richer while the poor grow poorer, water inequality can exacerbate problems that resource-scarce communities are already dealing with.

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Quantum Entanglement: Love on a Subatomic Scale

When talking about love and romance, people often bring up unseen and mystical connections.
Such connections exist in the subatomic world as well, thanks to a bizarre and counterintuitive phenomenon called quantum entanglement.
The basic idea of quantum entanglement is that two particles can be intimately linked to each other even if separated by billions of light-years of space; a change induced in one will affect the other.

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Alternate Sites Considered for Embattled Giant Telescope

HONOLULU - A group building one of the world's largest telescopes wants to start construction no later than April 2018— even if that means it will have to build the telescope somewhere other than Hawaii.

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Ancient Egypt: Artefacts Belonging to First Woman Pharaoh Hatshepsut Found

Researchers at the University of Winnipeg in Canada claim to have found what they believe are belongings of an ancient Egyptian queen. The artefacts were found among a collection of 450 ancient relics at the university.

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Sudan: Over 400 thousands families brought under health insurance umbrella

Gms: Khartoum, 17 Feb. 2016 (SUNA)

The Sudan Ministry of health on Monday approved the programme of including over 400 thousand families within the health insurance umbrella, as of the current fiscal year.
 A meeting headed by the state minister for health, Ibrahim Adam Ibrahim, said the programme will include poor families from all the states, after agreement was made on the criteria upon which the selection is made.

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Gms: Khartoum, October 21 (SUNA)

The Minister of Transportation, Roads and Bridges, engineer, Makkawi Mohamed Awad, met with the visiting delegation of the Turkish railways, led by engineer, Issa Abdin, the Chairman of Board of Directors, and General Director of the Turkish Railways, accompanied by a number of companies working in the railways field, in the presence of engineer Ibrahim Fadul Abdalla, the Director General of the Sudan's Railways Corporation.

Amid wide celebration scenes and great show-up from spectators and participants the FirstVice president, the PM Bakri Hassan Saleh opened the International Book Exhibition at the exhibitions land at Burri east Khartoum.

Gms: Khartoum, Oct. 20 (SUNA)

On a field visit to the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, the Ministers of Water Resources and Irrigation in Sudan, Ethiopia and Egypt stressed the spirit of cooperation between the three countries during their visit to the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Wednesday at the invitation of the Ethiopian side accompanying by the National Technical Committees.

Gms: Washington, Oct. 18 (SUNA)

The Islamic Development Bank Group has affirmed its continuity in support to Sudan and provision of funding for Sudan development projects.

The Sudanese woman is looking eagerly to assume the highest post in the country: the presidency. One of the leaders of the Sudanese woman union, Amna Abdul Sadig said that the Sudanese woman can lead the country in the near future.