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  • 3 swine flu cases detected in Qalubiya

    Date: 2014-02-08 10:57:32 GMT - Egypt - Science - SN:28 - ID:543559

    Three swine cases were detected in Qalubiya on Saturday as panic spread in Banha University Hospital after the death of the first patient at the ICU. Qalubiya Health Ministry Undersecretary Zakariya Abd Rabu said a maximum emergency state was ....

  • Microsoft names new CEO, Bill Gates steps down

    Date: 2014-02-04 17:23:40 GMT - USA - Science - SN:55 - ID:537648

    Microsoft has named Satya Nadella as its new CEO and announced that founder Bill Gates will step down as chairman of the company's board, the CNN reported. Nadella is a 22-year veteran of Microsoft who has been overseeing various aspects of the ....

  • Education, health departments working together to prevent spread of H1N1 among students

    Date: 2014-02-04 12:46:40 GMT - Egypt - Science - SN:27 - ID:537042

    The education department in the New Valley held a meeting via video conference Tuesday with Undersecretary of Health Mohamed Bokhari to discuss preventive measures that should be taken at schools to prevent the spread of swine flu among ....

  • Rare plants in Sinai lands could be used in pharmaceutical industry - minister

    Date: 2014-02-02 15:21:14 GMT - Egypt - Science - SN:31 - ID:533757

    The rare plants in Sinai lands could be used in the pharmaceutical industry, said Agriculture and Land Reclamation Minister Ayman Farid Abu-Hadid. The minister further said that he asked the National Gene Bank (NGB) to take samples from the seeds ....

  • Environment minister urges action to prevent oil spill from reaching Luxor water plant

    Date: 2014-01-29 14:30:35 GMT - Egypt - Science - SN:49 - ID:527315

    Environment Minister Laila Eskandar has ordered action to make sure a diesel oil leak does not reach Luxor's water plant. The plant's outlet in Luxor was closed as a precautionary measure, Eskandar said. A team was dispatched to inspect the spill ....

  • Beblawy tackles role of HCST

    Date: 2014-01-26 16:06:22 GMT - Egypt - Science - SN:34 - ID:521823

    Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawy met here Sunday with Scientific Adviser to the President Essam Heggy, who briefed the prime minister on the ongoing efforts to activate the role of the Higher Council for Science and Technology (HCST). During the ....

  • Environment minister discusses ways to document nature reserves

    Date: 2014-01-16 11:09:54 GMT - Egypt - Science - SN:13 - ID:502200

    Environment Minister Laila Iskandar met on Thursday with a computer professor at the Ministry of Scientific Research to discuss ways to document the nature reserves using the latest laser technologies. The meeting was attended by a number of ....

  • President honors figures at Prophet Mohamed Birthday celebration

    Date: 2014-01-12 14:08:49 GMT - Egypt - Science - SN:17 - ID:493922

    President Adly Mansour issued a republican decree to bestow the Medal of Sciences and Arts of the First Class on a number of figures on the occasion of the Prophet Mohamed Birthday. The decision came in appreciation of their efforts in serving ....

  • Japanese robot crushes competition in robot olympics

    Date: 2013-12-22 08:33:38 GMT - Japan - Science - SN:11 - ID:454761

    After a two-day competition, a two-legged, 209-pound (95 kilograms) blue robot, built by a Japanese robotics company, took the top score in the DARPA Robotics Challenge trials, where it scored 27 out of a possible 32 points, the Japanese broadcast ....

  • France announces implantation of first world artificial heart in humans

    Date: 2013-12-20 18:56:31 GMT - France - Science - SN:48 - ID:452802

    The implantation of the first artificial heart in humans has been conducted in France, its developer said on Friday. Carmat said ina press release the device provides an alternative for people suffering from end-stage heart failure. It said ....

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