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Aspartame Patent Made Public With Shocking Revelation

Aspartame patent made public with shocking revelation.

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Muslim UC Student Regent Hopes to Tackle Financial Aid and Campus Climate Reform

Two years ago, Sadia Saifuddin, the first Muslim student regent confirmed to the UC Governing Board last Wednesday, was stripped of her financial aid to almost zero dollars. A then-sophomore at UC Berkeley, she waited in line for an hour before scheduling a meeting where she was told that nothing could be done since her family’s income was just over the financial aid eligibility line.

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16-Year-Old Egyptian Scientist Unveils Plan to Turn Plastic Waste Into Biofuel

Azza Abdel Hamid Faiad was the winner of the 2011 European Union Contest for Young Scientists for finding a new way of turning plastic into biofuel.

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Severe Water Scarcity Could Hit Arab Region by 2015

The latest report by the Arab Forum for Environment and Development (AFED) shows Arab countries could be facing a severe water crisis as early as 2015.

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Saudi Arabia's $109 Billion Solar Plan

Saudi Arabia has finally noticed it has twenty centuries of solar reserves and has made plans to tap them. For its own use.

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The Tragic Transformation of Mecca

Despite having enough solar power to energize the planet for the next 20 centuries, Saudi Arabia has instead reaped the benefits of its oil reserves for decades. This wealth has spurred a spate of massive developments in Mecca, transforming a small desert hamlet into a thriving metropolis.

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Saudis to Make Desert Sands into Solar Polysilicon

Saudi Arabia has lots of open land with sand rich in silicon needed to make polysilicon for the solar industry.

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Saudi Artist Sucks Oxygen From a Plastic-Wrapped Tree

Saudi Artist Abdulnasser Gharem is surviving on oxygen released by this tree in the Gulf.

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Prepare For Wars Over Water

According to a new report, conflicts over water scarcity and water control could threaten the stability of countries critical to American foreign policy in the next decade.

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Saudi Arabia Dumps Oil in Time for US Election Season

A fleet of oil tankers is heading from Saudi Arabia to the US in order to drive down “unjustified” oil prices of $127 per barrel.