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Pakistani researcher wins UNESCO fellowship

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Mar 19, 2014. Islamabad – They face a cruel, patriarchal social order, gender barriers and limited opportunities. But in spite of the violence and suffering that works constantly to diminish their existence at home, Pakistani women have kept on making their country proud […]

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More research need to identify behaviour of Karakoram glaciers

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Sep 11, 2013. Islamabad – The glaciers in Karakoram ranges are more stable than the ones worldwide but more data and research are needed to understand their complex behaviour. These views were expressed by local and foreign experts at a scientific […]

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Time to think about Pakistan’s glaciers is now

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Aug 5, 2013. Scientists believe Pakistan’s glaciers, despite being at risk, are stable and are not going to recede away soon. But a hypothetical scenario where these glaciers disappear due to climate change is, nevertheless, scary. “Just take the case that […]

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Pakistan & CERN: Top physicists appreciate research in Pakistan

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Jun 24, 2013. Islamabad – Pakistan is apparently in a strong position to achieve associate member status at the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN), Steve Myers, the director of CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC) particle accelerator, said on Sunday. “Countries […]

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Protecting endangered animals through tech solution

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Jun 7, 2013. Islamabad – Pakistan’s northern mountains are home to several threatened or endangered species of carnivores, but these wild animals are rarely documented. However, an ongoing project in Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) and district Chitral of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa is trying to change […]

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Satellite remote sensing can help improve food security situation, tackle adverse effects of climate change

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Mar 14, 2013. Islamabad – The total cultivated area in Pakistan’s Punjab province is twice the size of cultivated land in Indian Punjab, yet the yield from the neighboring state’s farms is 1.6 times that of Pakistani Punjab’s yield. Using satellite images […]

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Researchers claims breakthrough in self-disinfecting material

This article was first published in The Express Tribune on Feb 27, 2013. Islamabad – Imagine a hospital that could disinfect itself. Life would be easier for janitors, and the risk of infections spreading from surfaces accidentally left unclean would be reduced. All this now can be a reality. Saman Khan of the National University […]

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