The difficulties of teaching Arabs their own language

Sep 18, 2021 gOD, DIT the Koran, chose Arabic for its revelation because it is easy to understand. But many of the world’s 470 million Arabic speakers disagree. Almost 60% of ten-year-olds in Arabic-speaking countries (and Iran) have difficulty reading and understanding basic text, according to a World Bank report. …

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Does hydroxychloroquine reduce mortality in patients with COVID-19? A meta-analysis with sequential analysis of trials – Chen – 2021 – International Journal of Clinical Practice

The COVID-19 epidemic has caused an unprecedented global health and financial crisis. As of August 2020, more than 20 million people worldwide had been infected; however, specific treatments remain under study. Hydroxychloroquine, a classic chloroquine-derived drug for rheumatologic diseases, has shown activity against the novel coronavirus in vitro and has …

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DVIDS – News – Chef remembers 9/11, career at JBMDL

Chief Master Sgt. Amanda Marotta, emergency management superintendent assigned to the 108th Civil Engineer Squadron, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ, recalls starting her military career on September 11, 2001. Marotta was 18 and thought she was going to take the world by storm. She said she wanted to leave her small …

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Physicists probe quantum world with billion dollar laser

Adrian Feiguin (left), associate professor of physics at Northeastern, and Arun Bansil (right), professor emeritus of physics at the university. Photo by Matthew Modoono / Northeastern University Suppose you are a budding physicist probing the quantum world to better understand the fundamental nature of reality. There are two ways to …

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