Yearly Archives: 2017


The Nobel prize in medicine has been awarded to a Japanese cell biologist for discoveries on how cells break down and recycle their own components. Yoshinori Ohsumi, 71, will receive the prestigious 8m Swedish kronor (£718,000) award for uncovering “mechanisms for autophagy”, a fundamental process in cells that scientists believe can be harnessed to fight […]

Yoshinori Ohsumi wins Nobel prize in medicine for work on ...


The Qatari government encourages local farmers to use innovative agricultural methods to boost production as well as provides support to promote organic farming in Qatar’s agricultural industry, said an expert. “The government is encouraging new ways to boost production of farms like hydroponics. Farmers who use hydroponics, for example, can take loan from the government […]

Qatar props up organic farming