ADSF


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ADSF

Abbreviation for:
adipocyte-specific secretory factor
adipose tissue-specific secretory factor (resistin)
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ADSF 2014 combines proven and popular science-related activities with new content, as well as shows to astound all who will attend, providing a rich and fun experience for the whole family.
Mohammed Fadhil Al Mazroui, Al Majaz Waterfront manager, said, "We are extremely pleased to be welcoming the ADSF to Al Majaz Waterfront and very proud that it was chosen to be among the venues to host this significant event.
Activities available at ADSF 2014 Sharjah include world-class workshops, shows and an interactive exhibition.
As an indication of how ADSF is enthusing young visitors from the organised school tours, Rotha Saeed Al Kbi, an 11 year old said: "This is my first time at the Abu Dhabi Science Festival and we love it.
The number of social media followers on Facebook also saw great increase, reaching over 33,000 following ADSF updates and activities.
The ADSF is once again collaborating with the UAE Ministry of Education and its official education partner, the Abu Dhabi Education Council (Adec), on the Organised School Tours Program (OSTP) -- an integral part of the festival that provides students with the opportunity to attend accompanied by their teachers.
Now in its third edition, ADSF is pushing further towards realising its aims of instilling a passion for science and technology within our youth.
The third edition of the Festival witnessed an increase in the involvement of science communicators with nearly 900 university students including ADSF Alumni being recruited locally.
ADSF engages the emirate's youth and sparks their curiosity in Science, Technology and Innovation as part of a long term plan to invest in the development of a world-class talent base.
To keep students protected and increase their awareness level, the National Electronic Security Authority (NESA) will bring to ADSF 2013 an electronic detective hunt called 'Codecrackers', which takes youngsters between the ages of 10 and 14 through the twists and turns of virtual data in tracking down a malicious hacker.
Running from November 14 to 23, ADSF will once again amaze its young visitors with the wondrous world of science.
Compared to last year, ADSF expects to welcome 25,000 students (25 per cent increase in organised school tours) this year.