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Air Pollution Linked to 1 in 8 Deaths Worldwide
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Air Pollution Linked to 1 in 8 Deaths Worldwide

March 27th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
Air pollution exposure contributes to one in eight deaths around the globe, according to estimates released Tuesday (March 25) by the World Health Organization. More than doubling previous estimates of air pollution-related...
New Dwarf Planet Found at Solar System’s Edge, Hints at Possible Faraway ‘Planet X’
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New Dwarf Planet Found at Solar System’s Edge, Hints at Possible Faraway ‘Planet X’

March 27th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
Astronomers have found a new dwarf planet far beyond Pluto’s orbit, suggesting that this distant realm contains millions of undiscovered objects — including, perhaps, a world larger than Earth. The newfound celestial...
Afghanistan’s first spaceman returns home
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Afghanistan’s first spaceman returns home

March 25th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
In 1988, just as the Soviet army was preparing to pull out of Afghanistan, a rocket blasted off carrying the first and only Afghan to travel into space. Abdulahad Momand returned to earth a hero – but within three years he...
The Health of the Muslim World
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The Health of the Muslim World

March 21st, 2014 | by MuslimScience
Health is a very crucial concern in today’s society. Despite the fact that new technologies have aided healthcare, yet the numbers are on the rise when it comes to diseases and deaths. What are the reasons for this? What are...
Is TED Good for Science? The Real Talk on Ted Talks
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Is TED Good for Science? The Real Talk on Ted Talks

March 21st, 2014 | by MuslimScience
by: Dr. Athar Osama Technology, Entertainment, and Design or T.E.D. The movement that started almost 25 years ago and has remained in a somewhat stealth mode – almost risking becoming irrelevant – has suddenly become the...
Plan9 – Bringing Ideas to Life
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Plan9 – Bringing Ideas to Life

March 21st, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Areej Mehdi Entrepreneurship can be a lonely, dark place. For Pakistani tech entrepreneurs, that seems to be literally true (what with power shortage amounting to 12 hours a day sometimes). Pitted against this lack of funds,...
“A reformer with an iron will” – Ihsan Dogramachi
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“A reformer with an iron will” – Ihsan Dogramachi

March 21st, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By: the Editors of Muslim-Science.com “I am so impressed to see what a single man has done to change the world around him.” (Jane Schaller, Executive Director, International Pediatric Association). A seed is sown into the...
A Traditional Craft Meets Modern Science: Pakistan’s Surgical Instruments Industry
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A Traditional Craft Meets Modern Science: Pakistan’s Surgical Instruments Industry

March 21st, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By the Editors of Muslim-Science.com Access to healthcare, like Education, is now considered a fundamental human right. Delivery of effective health care cannot be achieved without an adequate healthcare system comprising...
Optician’s clinic that fits a pocket
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Optician’s clinic that fits a pocket

March 21st, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By James Gallagher Mirriam Waithara had cataracts removed and can now see again. Cataracts cloud Mirriam Waithara’s world and leave her almost blind. She lives in a poor and remote part of Kenya where there are no opticians...
Ancient skeleton is the earliest case of cancer yet detected
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Ancient skeleton is the earliest case of cancer yet detected

March 21st, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Pallab Ghosh Researchers have discovered the earliest confirmed case of cancer in a young man who lived in ancient Egypt. The discovery of a diseased skeleton dating back to around 1,200 BC was made at the Amara West site in...