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The information and telecommunications revolution has taken experts by surprise, throwing them in a swelling sea of generosities, yet not providing them with a scale capable of weighing their value. Marc Porat, the economist who made history for succeeding in measuring the immeasurable has prefaced...

RLS is a brain chemical disorder that causes an irresistible urge to move the body and limbs. This urge improves with activity, worsens with rest, and becomes more pronounced in the evenings and at night, thus disrupting one’s sleep and tranquility. Although it mainly affects the legs, it can...

The Jeita Grotto is considered as one of the most magnificent landmarks and tourist destinations in Lebanon and the world. This lofty wonder of nature became in 1993 a subject of controversy after the Beirut-based private company, MAPAS, started investing in the grotto. Disputes arose over both the...

In the past, an adopted child was not looked upon kindly by society. The terms “bastard”, “legitimate” and “illegitimate” were commonly associated with children that were up for adoption. However as the time passed, the social view of adopted children changed dramatically to become more...

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is one of the primary indicators used in evaluating the economic activity of a country. It acts similarly to a thermometer by diagnosing the medical condition of economy. Many are confused about the difference between the GDP and the Gross National Income (GNI). The...

Calcium is essential for life and is intimately involved in numerous metabolic processes that control body functions, muscle actions and bone health. Bones are living tissues, which continuously release and absorb calcium under the influence of multiple factors, chief among which are vitamin D and...

It is situated in Western Asia and is bordered by Syria to the north and east and Palestine to the south with the Mediterranean surrounding its western front. This is where Lebanon is. So, dear Lebanese, know that this is no Europe nor the US. You live in a country that is said to be...

After three years since your election as Head of Zgharta’s Municipality, what are the major milestones achieved at the level of infrastructure, environment, administrative reform and economic progress?

Those who speak of knowledge may think they have a magic wand that attends to their expertise. And those who have been following the knowledge-oriented series issued here must have reached the realization that knowledge is a multi-layered maze that cannot be squeezed into the analytical routine...

The story of the Prostate Specific Antigen test (PSA), which is a popular screening test for prostate cancer, has been slowly unfolding over the past 35 years. The research that led to the discovery of the PSA began in 1978, when Sensabaugh first identified it as a semen-specific protein. In 1979,...