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Talk highlights potential applications of MEOR in Oman

Talk highlights potential applications of MEOR in Oman

Since the initiation of Microbial Enhanced Oil Recovery (MEOR) biotechnology for the crude oil in 2007 in Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), many MEOR technologies have been successfully established. 

Surgeon Extraordinaire

Surgeon Extraordinaire

Davos, a sleepy town in the Swiss Alps is in the limelight twice a year for two of the most prestigious conferences. One being the World Economic Forum and the other AO Foundation’s Davos Courses – a global medical forum. 

Songs of freedom

Songs of freedom

A passionate team armed with lyrics that radiate nothing but phrases of revolution, pain, the unbreakable human spirit and ambition can be heard performing at various restaurants and social gatherings in the sultanate. 

Health monitoring in supermarkets

Health monitoring in supermarkets

Enter a US supermarket and the dilemma is all-too common: Will what I buy be healthy? Fattening? A substitute? That’s when many wish they had a specialist at their side. 

A very road trippy English class

A very road trippy English class

Recently, at a small all-Filipino expats’ dinner in Ibra, Oman, I ran into Ahmed, a former student from a college I worked for some four years back. I vaguely remembered the guy; he never struck me as someone special.

Opera and the art of telling a story

Opera and the art of telling a story

Opera is a pure art form. That’s what Italian baritone Simone Alberghini, who was recently in Muscat to perform Don Giovanni, thinks. There are no cameras or microphones. 

Live the dream

Live the dream

Onlookers are naturally curious when a young man sets camp outside McDonalds in Qurm, for that is hardly a place one chooses to camp at. John Malissard is travelling the world on his bike, a BMW X Challenge 650 and Oman happens to be one of the destinations in the Middle East for the young chap.

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