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2015-02-24 08:22:18

In the news release, Raytheon, NIMR to integrate TALON laser guided rockets onto UAE ground vehicle, issued 24-Feb-2015 by Raytheon Company over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company

2015-02-24 04:21:50

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Feb.

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2015-02-22 10:24:35

Falconers in the Middle East are utilizing drones to train their falcons to fly higher.

2015-02-16 04:22:39

ABU DHABI, UAE, February 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge intends to attract the world's

2015-02-04 08:24:07

ABU DHABI, UAE, February 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Project capitalizes on availability of arid land and seawater to address water-energy nexus in Abu Dhabi

2015-01-29 23:07:39

The organizers of DITEC 2015 are pleased to announce that Professor Guy Thomas, Former Science and Technology Advisor for Maritime Domain Awareness to the US Government and DARPA, will address

2015-01-21 23:01:28

Liter of Light, member of UN Foundation’s Energy Access Practitioner Network, brings affordable lighting solution to low-income households. Washington, DC


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.