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R&D can boost rice-fish farming in Bangladesh
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R&D can boost rice-fish farming in Bangladesh

January 30th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
Government investment and support for innovation in existing rice-fish systems could benefit small-scale, resource-poor farmers in Bangladesh, says a new study by an international team of scientists. “There is an immediate...
Egypt plans satellite and space agency launch
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Egypt plans satellite and space agency launch

January 30th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
Egypt plans to launch its second satellite for scientific research and establish a new space authority and national space agency as well as work with other African states to pave the way for a new African space agency. But some...
Pakistani farming starved of research funding
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Pakistani farming starved of research funding

January 30th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
Despite being a predominantly agricultural economy, Pakistan suffers from inadequate funding for agricultural research and development (R&D), a recent seminar held in Islamabad heard. A survey – presented at the seminar...
UAE scientist among ‘most influential women’
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UAE scientist among ‘most influential women’

January 17th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
Dr. Maryam Matar joined the list of amazing pioneers, shapers and emerging champions of science after a careful evaluation of her achievements. Shaikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community...
The pride of working women
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The pride of working women

January 17th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
A new ILO study examines the constraints on working women in Algeria and the opportunities available to them. ALGIERS (ILO News) – “I am proud of my work, but the men say that we have taken their jobs. Our society is...
Muslim-Science.Com’s List of Twenty Most Influential Women in Science in the Islamic World
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Muslim-Science.Com’s List of Twenty Most Influential Women in Science in the Islamic World

January 13th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
Muslim-Science.Com has the pleasure of presenting to you, the first ever List of ‘Top-20 Most Influential Women in Science in the Islamic World’. These are truly the unsung and little known heroines of the Islamic...
Mustafa’s Space Drive: An Egyptian student’s quantum physics invention
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Mustafa’s Space Drive: An Egyptian student’s quantum physics invention

January 13th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Kit Eaton Remember the name, because you might see it again: Aisha Mustafa, a 19-year-old Egyptian physics student, patented a new type of propulsion system for spacecraft that uses cutting edge quantum physics instead of...
Pakistani doctor wins $1m to fight child deaths
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Pakistani doctor wins $1m to fight child deaths

January 13th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
A Pakistani doctor won a $1 million grant on Tuesday to fight early child mortality in a small fishing village in southern Pakistan in a contest financed by an American entrepreneur to find innovative ways to save lives, The...
‘The Anti-Revolutionary’: One on one with Dr. Rana Dajani
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‘The Anti-Revolutionary’: One on one with Dr. Rana Dajani

January 13th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By the Editors of Muslim-Science.com Dr. Rana Dajani obtained a Ph.D. in molecular biology from the University of Iowa, USA; a Fulbright alumnus, she is currently Assistant Professor and Former Director of the Center of Studies...
Scintillating Supersonic Scientists
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Scintillating Supersonic Scientists

January 13th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By the Editors of Muslim-Science.com Human brains are hardwired to see patterns in things. This makes life easy for man as it allows him (or her) to conserve on processing power. Often these patterns manifest themselves in the...