Science in the City Blog

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016 goes to the researchers developed the world’s smallest machine

The three scientists succeeded in building molecular-scale machines

Nobel Prize in Physics 2016 goes to the revealing of exotic phases of matter

This year’s Nobel laureates used concepts from topology to describe electronic properties of matter 

 

The Discovery of Cellular Component Self-eating Mechanisms Won 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology/Medicine

The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet has awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology/Medicine to Yoshinori Ohsumi, professor of biology at Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, for his discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy.

Bacteriophage therapy: the new hope against antimicrobial resistance

The world is heading for a post-antibiotic era, as high rates of antibiotic resistance have been observed in every region of the world, according to a World Health Organization report published in April 2014.

Zewail City organizes Pollution and Human Health Awareness Day

Zewail City is organizing a seminar titled Pollution and Human Health Awareness Day as part of its role in Egyptian community service and in maintaining the health of its individuals.

 

MENA region ranks lowest in HIV treatment coverage

In 2012, the World Health Organization announced that the North Africa and Middle East region was home to around 347,000 infected people and had the worst treatment coverage in the world.

Professor Iasellis’ journey back into time

Giuseppe Iaselli, a visiting professor at the Center for Theoretical Physics (CTP) at Zewail City of Science and Technology, delivered a seminar on Wednesday, 12 June titled: LHC-CMS project at CERN.

He discussed the role, future and challenges facing the Large Hydron Collider (LHC) and Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) Experiment at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN).

Higgs boson.. A clue to the universe DNA

Since the mid–20th century, the standard model of particle physics accurately described just 5% of our universe. The rest was dark and unknown. But now our understanding of the universe is about to change.

Zewail City at ESOF2012

Egyptian teenager shines at ESOF 2012 Dublin

 A number of sessions were held at the European Science Open Forum (ESOF2012) on Thursday, 12 July 2012, at the Convention Centre in Dublin. One of the most interesting sessions was the Invention Convention, where creative young minds pitched their innovations in three minutes or less to a panel of distinguished judges.