Monthly Archives: January 2007

Conflict Resolution

(Editor’s Note: Arabs are continuing their violent, unprovoked attacks against their Jewish neighbors. Perhaps George Bush, Condi Rice, and all the others who are promoting the establishment of a Palestinian state should first learn the simple basic principles of conflict … Continue reading

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BMD Scan for Osteoporosis

Repeat Bone Density Scans Not as Useful as Thought Their ability to predict fractures in postmenopausal women is questionable, study finds Health Daily News, January 23, 2007 TUESDAY, Jan. 23 (HealthDay News) — Doing a follow-up bone mineral density (BMD) … Continue reading

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Learning Delays Alzheimer’s

Active Minds May Keep Alzheimer’s at Bay Mouse study shows first biological evidence for the theory. By Amanda Gardner, HealthDay Reporter, January 23, 2007 TUESDAY, Jan. 23 (HealthDay News) — For the first time, scientists have shown that learning slows … Continue reading

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MIT Studies Geothermal Energy

MIT study: Get energy from Earth’s heat Geothermal could meet 10 percent of U.S. needs by 2050, it finds By Charles Q. Choi, LiveScience, Jan 22, 2007 The extraordinary amount of heat seething below Earth’s hard rocky crust could help … Continue reading

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Palestinians in Iraq

Jordan urges Iraq to protect Palestinian refugees Petra, Jordan News Agency, January 22, 2007 Cairo, Jan. 22 (Petra)– Jordan emphasized the need for Iraq to protect Palestinian refugees on its territory, preserve their lives and property and ensure their safety. … Continue reading

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Dubai Invests in Biogas

Tejoori invests in renewable energy firm Trade Arabia News Service, January 22, 2007 Dubai-based Tejoori is to acquire a 16.7 per cent stake in Bekon, a European renewable energy company. Tejoori said it had entered into an agreement to invest … Continue reading

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Israel Assists Africa

Dozens of Africans & Asians arrive in Israel to Learn About DevelopmentIsrael, January 19, 2007 The Negev Institute for Strategies of Peace and Development Throughout the month of January three delegations from Nigeria, South Africa and India‚Äôs cooperative movements will … Continue reading

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Women in Islam

CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF ISLAM AND DEMOCRACY Call for Paper Proposals The Rights of Women and Minorities in Islam and the Muslim World CSIDs Eighth Annual Conference Friday, April 27, 2007 Washington DC Muslim-majority societies are broadly perceived in … Continue reading

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