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Higgs boson: What’s all the fuss about?

What do President Mohamed Morsy’s brain, the Constituent Assembly and Cairo traffic all have in common? None of them, alas,...

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Perceptions of Darwin’s theory: Evolution in the Egyptian classroom and beyond

The theory of evolution is atheism, said Ahmed Shafiq, a 15-year-old schoolboy who happened to share the name of the...

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Foot-and-mouth vaccination plan riddled with controversy

“Infectious diseases don’t care about politics or elections,” says Ahmed Abdel Hady, a farmer from Tabluha in the Nile Delta...

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The unconscious vote: Unexpected factors may sway voters

After a 16-month interim period that often felt like anything but “transitional,” the election to presumably conclude this phase is...

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Monday’s papers: Africa-France summit, ElBaradei tours Old Egypt

State-owned papers continue to hype the 25th Africa-France Summit, which is being held in the Riviera city of Nice. Al-Akhbar’s...

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Sunday’s papers: France-Africa Summit, Egypt’s state of corruption

State-owned papers lead today with news of the upcoming 25th Africa-France summit, where President Mubarak is expected to be the...

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Monday’s papers: Mubarak’s busy day, Amonsito uprising

State and independent papers lead with coverage of President Hosni Mubarak’s series of meetings yesterday with the Kenyan prime minister...

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Sunday's papers: Hariri in Egypt, Nile Basin questions

Al-Gomhurriya leads today with a headline quoting Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri saying, “I have benefitted from the wisdom of...

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Conserving biodiversity: An epic failure

In 2002, states at the Convention on Biological Diversity agreed to significantly reduce the rate of loss of biodiversity by...

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Tuesday’s news: More Nile basin assurances and metro mania

Egypt’s rights in the Nile are both legally and practically unresolved, Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif is quoted as saying in...

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The heavenly beaches of Gaza

The scene is an empty living room with a telephone sitting idle. The phone starts to ring and the answering...

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Monday’s papers: Nile basin tension, Shura coverage

State-run papers lead with reports of yesterday’s meeting in Sharm el-Sheikh between President Hosni Mubarak and Kuwaiti Emir Sabah al-Ahmad...

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Sunday’s papers: Nile Basin media frenzy

All the newspapers lead today with coverage of the what is being called the “Nile river crisis.” The media frenzy...

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Man and machine dazzle by the Sphinx

The Great Sphinx of Giza may have witnessed some incredible sights over the 4500 years it’s been reclining there, but...

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