Smartworld Partners Up with Vertiv
Smartworld adds Vertiv’s full range of IT infrastructure solutions to its portfolio (September 5, 2021 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates) – Smartworld, the UAE leading systems integrator, have signed a diamond partnership deal with Vertiv (NYSE: VRT), a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, to diversify... Read more
Digital Enablement For A Secured Tomorrow
Eng. Maqbool Al Wahaibi, Chief Executive Officer, Oman Data Park talks about the advent of professional services for digital enablement, its impact on businesses, economies, and individuals; and the need for a dynamic collaborative national strategy. (September 1, 2021 – Oman) – Oman has embarked on its journey for... Read more
Atlas on Oman’s whales, dolphins launched
A new e-book ‘Marine Mammal Atlas of Oman’ has been released by the Environment Society of Oman (ESO). Produced by Five Oceans Environmental Services LLC, with sponsorship from Renaissance Services SAOG and supported by the Environment Authority, the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries Wealth and the Natural History Museum,... Read more
JAXA scientists hope the samples contain carbon and organic matter that could explain how they are related to Earth Japan‘s Hayabusa2 spacecraft has departed from a distant asteroid, starting its yearlong journey home after successfully completing its mission to bring back soil samples and data that could... Read more
Two Nasa astronauts are making the first all-female spacewalk. After suiting up, Christina Koch and Jessica Meir exited the International Space Station’s Quest airlock to replace a failed power control unit. The astronauts will have to venture to one end of the ISS. Once there, they will then spend... Read more
People should not make health decisions based on genetic tests they do at home, experts have warned. The University of Southampton team, writing in the British Medical Journal, warn results can be unreliable. The geneticists said the tests could be wrongly reassuring – or lead to unnecessary worry. 23andMe,... Read more
Scientists in the Netherlands say they are within 10 years of developing an artificial womb that could save the lives of premature babies. Premature birth, before 37 weeks, is globally the biggest cause of death among newborns. But, the development also raises ethical questions about the future of baby... Read more
A rare and unfortunate sequence of events allowed a deadly type of malaria in gorillas to “jump” species and attack humans, according to scientists. Hundreds of thousands of people die from malaria every year and Plasmodium falciparum – the type the researchers studied – accounts for most cases. African... Read more
The Nobel Prize in Physics for 2019 on Tuesday was awarded to three scientists for their focus on the cosmos and the discovery of a new planet outside the solar system. The prize was given to James Peebles for his “theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology” and Michael Mayor and... Read more
Emirati astronaut Hazzaa Al Mansoori has returned to Earth. After eight days in space Al Mansoori, the country’s first astronaut, touched down safely in Kazakhstan this afternoon (Thursday) just before 3pm (Dubai time). Footage broadcast by Russia’s space agency showed the Soyuz MS-12 capsule carrying Al Mansoori, NASA astronaut... Read more