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Dutch scientists say human lifespan has limits

Dutch scientists say human lifespan has limits

Mining data from some 75,000 Dutch people whose exact ages were recorded at the time of death, statisticians at Tilburg and Rotterdam's Erasmus universities pinned the maximum ceiling for female lifespan at 115.7 years.

Australian researchers in peanut allergy breakthrough

Australian researchers in peanut allergy breakthrough

Australian researchers have reported a major breakthrough in the relief of deadly peanut allergy with the discovery of a long-lasting treatment they say offers hope that a cure will soon be possible.

HMC launches online portal for researchers

HMC launches online portal for researchers

The Medical Research Centre (MRC) at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has launched an innovative online portal for researchers in Qatar.

South African girl, 9, is third child with HIV remission

South African girl, 9, is third child with HIV remission

A South African girl has become only the third child to beat the Aids virus into long-term remission -- almost nine years and counting -- after receiving a drug cocktail in infancy, researchers announced on Monday.

HP Enterprise unveils computer 'for era of Big Data'

HP Enterprise unveils computer 'for era of Big Data'

Researchers from Hewlett-Packard Enterprise on Tuesday unveiled what they claimed was a breakthrough in computing with a new machine capable of handling vast amounts of data at supercomputing speeds.

New Zealand parrot has 'infectious laugh'

New Zealand parrot has 'infectious laugh'

Researchers have found that New Zealand's kea parrot has the avian equivalent of an infectious laugh -- a call that when heard prompts others to drop everything and have some fun.

QU underwater video survey reveals few sharks, rays

QU underwater video survey reveals few sharks, rays

Preliminary results of an underwater video survey in northern and southern Qatar by a team of Qatar University (QU) researchers and external collaborators have shown very few sharks and rays.

WCM-Q helps train future Qatari researchers

WCM-Q helps train future Qatari researchers

Four Qatari scientists have received certificates marking their completion of the sixth Biomedical Research Training Programme for Nationals.

Researchers map genomes of over 1,000 Qataris

Researchers map genomes of over 1,000 Qataris

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) have mapped the genomes of more than 1,000 Qataris, giving the country its own population-specific genome resource.

Researchers explore ways of sustainability

Researchers explore ways of sustainability

A three-day workshop, “Sustainable Materials and Materials for Sustainability,” held recently at Qatar University...

Researchers unearth ancient monuments in northwestern Qatar

Researchers unearth ancient monuments in northwestern Qatar

Researchers from the University College London in Qatar (UCL Qatar) have unearthed a large number of pre-Islamic burial monuments at the landscape around the Mleiha in northwestern Qatar.

QU gives 25 awards to researchers, students

QU gives 25 awards to researchers, students

Qatar University (QU) has given 25 awards to researchers and students who had distinguished themselves in various categories in Sciences and Engineering, Biomedical ...