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, Aug. 16 (SUNA)

 The Sudan Minister of Industry, Musa Karama, announced Sunday, in the National Industrialization Day, a number of treatments for obstacles facing industry, on top of which the agreement with 10 banks to resolve problems of the stalled factories, resolve the factories electricity problems in the industrial areas, paving roads, the focus on research by linking manufacturers with innovative students, and unifying of the administrative window through coordination relations and integration with the relevant bodies.

 The famous leftist woman Fatima Ahmad Ibraheem has died. Although she was a prominent figure in the Communist Party and a devoted foe of the Islamist regime in Sudanbut the Presidential establishment paid tribute to her and described her in an official statement as “a national figure”. Fatima indeed led a strange life.

The Sudanese Azhari University excelled in the national competition about the teaching of the humanitarian International law organized by the International Red Cross Committee.

Gms: Khartoum, Aug. 14 (SUNA)

The Governor of Khartoum State, Gen. Abdul-Rahim Mohamed Hussein has underlined the State' resolve to raise production, achieve food security, substitute imports and increase exports.

Gms: Khartoum, Aug. 12 (SUNA)

 The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, in collaboration with the Sudanese Society for the Cultivation and Care for Palms, Wednesday, signed a protocol on the sponsorship of the 10th. festival of the Sudanese palms and dates, with the state of the United Arab Emirate (UAE), represented by Khalifa International Prize for Dates Palms and Agricultural Creation, in the presence of Sabri al-Daawo Bakhiet, the State Minister at the Ministry of Agriculture, Hamad Mohamed al- Junaibi the Ambassador of UAE, Nasir al -Deen Sholgami the society deputy secretary general, the representatives of the society for the care and cultivation of palms and a number of representatives of the public, private sectors and the relevant authorities.