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Passant Rabie

Passant Rabie is an award-winning journalist from Cairo, Egypt. She feels strongly about issues related to environmental justice, conservation and access to clean water. Her interests also include genetics and race, artificial intelligence and trees. She loves trees. Prior to moving to New York, she spent years writing for independent media outlets across the Middle East and aims to produce accurate coverage of science stories within a regional context.

July 24, 2019

Without a racial classification for Arab-Americans by the U.S. Census Bureau, the population’s mental health goes largely unstudied – particularly in a political climate that threatens it.

July 19, 2019

Climate change is decimating the economically crucial olive harvest — and farmers lack the resources to fight back.

April 11, 2019

The race to build a self-aware robot is on, but how do we define self awareness in a robot?

February 26, 2019

A team of researchers has created an artificial intelligence (AI) system that mimics human religiosity, laying the groundwork for psychologically accurate AI that can predict human behavior

February 20, 2019

More than 12 million people worldwide have tested their DNA using consumer tests, but the growing trend belies the products' scientific inaccuracies

January 16, 2019

Producers say they’ll roll-out ‘clean meat’ products soon, but would you eat it?

December 5, 2018

Climate change is a lead suspect

November 2, 2018

Social scientist Andrea Jones-Rooy says we need smarter ways to engage people in civic life

 
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