Willing to die

The militant group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and those who fight against it have something in common: they're both willing to die in battle. In this episode, we discuss a new study that looks into what motivates both camps to fight. 


Remote Reefs

How scientists are using satellites to track connections and communication between Red Sea coral reefs.


Space Archaeology Special

Nature Middle East interviews renowned space archaeologist Sarah Parcak.


Underwater fairy circles

Nature Middle East talks to one of the scientists behind a new research into mysterious underwater "fairy rings" or circular patches of bare land carved out of dense meadows of sea grass. Why are they there and what do they mean?


House of Wisdom

Two stories from the editors' blog: the origins of domestic cats and the peculiar mudding behavior of Egyptian vultures.