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Spider Silk Weaves Web of Intrigue in Middle East Debut

Spider Silk Weaves Web of Intrigue in Middle East Debut

Creators Simon Peers and Nicholas Godley present three exquisite textiles and a cape made from the silk of golden orb-weavers found in Madagascar.

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The Promises and Challenges of AI for Arabic

The Promises and Challenges of AI for Arabic

While artificial intelligence tools can enhance efficiency, customer engagement and communications, many specialists find AI lacking when they need to converse in languages with multiple dialects, such as Arabic. With public and private sectors alike requiring Arabic, efforts are underway to advance AI’s accessibility and application.
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Reflections of Knowledge

Reflections of Knowledge

Part 3 of our series celebrating AramcoWorld’s 75th anniversary highlights the magazine’s emphasis on experts and institutions that push the boundaries of present-day knowledge while paying homage to historical figures and writings that paved their way.

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Lives in Clay: A Conversation with R. Neil Hewison

Lives in Clay: A Conversation with R. Neil Hewison

He never planned on Egypt. Having learned Swahili while studying linguistics at York University, in his hometown of York, United Kingdom, R. Neil Hewison expected his first assignment with the international charity organization Voluntary Service Overseas would be in East Africa.
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Flavors: Date, Orange and Olive Oil Cake

Flavors: Date, Orange and Olive Oil Cake

On one of famed chef Shane Delia's many trips to Morocco, some Bedouin men showed him how warming dates in olive oil before placing them in a tangine brings out the flavor of the caramel in the date, leading Delia to this recipe.
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FirstLook: "Arabs In America: Native Sons"

In 1975 AramcoWorld dedicated an entire issue to celebrating the lives of Arab Americans and their impact—from renowned heart surgeon Michael DeBakey to White House correspondent Helen Thomas to entertainer and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital founder Danny Thomas.

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