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Flash Floods Kill 54, Destroy 37,000 Houses in Sudan

Flash Floods Kill 54, Destroy 37,000 Houses in Sudan

At least 54 civilians have been killed by flash floods and mudslides caused by the extreme weather which has been haunting Sudan for over a month.  More than 37,000 housing units have also been destroyed nationwide. The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA),

A Broken Back Without the Fall

A Broken Back Without the Fall

You didn't fall, and you didn't do anything strenuous. So it may come as a surprise when the bad back pain you've been experiencing turns out to be one or more broken bones in your back.

Ear Bones Reveal Health History of Mothers, Children of 18th Century

Researchers at the School of Archaeological and Forensic Sciences, University of Bradford, have found that the bones of a dead child that date back to the past centuries, can provide information on the health of the mother and her baby in the first two trimesters of pregnancy, and the child's first

Pharaonic Embalming Fluid Proves Efficiency in Fighting Bacteria

Pharaonic Embalming Fluid Proves Efficiency in Fighting Bacteria

The ancient Egyptians believed in an afterlife where the body of a dead person would be needed by the spirit. In order to preserve the deceased in as lifelike condition, they developed artificial mummification to a high level of sophistication.

New Smart Tool Developed to Protect Banana Crops

New Smart Tool Developed to Protect Banana Crops

Banana growers can now use handheld technologies to run their farms more efficiently. According to the Plant Methods journal, a team of researchers has created a new smartphone tool developed for banana farmers to scan plants for signs of five major diseases that could attack their crops. In t

Designer Creates Special Garments to Deceive Surveillance Cameras

Designer Creates Special Garments to Deceive Surveillance Cameras

In order to deceive surveillance cameras, a fashion designer and hacker has developed a new clothing line that allows people camouflage themselves as a car in the recordings.

Cairo University Jumps 100 Ranks in 'Shanghai Ranking'

Cairo University Jumps 100 Ranks in 'Shanghai Ranking'

Cairo University has jumped 100 ranks to occupy a 301-400-category place in the 2019 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) of Shanghai Ranking Consultancy. The new ranking is considered as a great success for the Egyptian universities, a matter which reflects the development rate in a one

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