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New potential drug targets for malaria
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New potential drug targets for malaria

August 26th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
A host of enzymes essential for the survival of the malaria parasite and its reproduction suggest the potential of new drugs to stop transmission of the deadly disease. By Biplab Das   An international research team has...
A Tenacious Explorer of Abstract Surfaces
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A Tenacious Explorer of Abstract Surfaces

August 13th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
As an 8-year-old, Maryam Mirzakhani used to tell herself stories about the exploits of a remarkable girl. Every night at bedtime, her heroine would become mayor, travel the world or fulfill some other grand destiny. Today,...
Water Proposed as Sustainable Development Goal
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Water Proposed as Sustainable Development Goal

August 13th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
On 19 July 2014, the Open Working Group adopted a proposal for Sustainable Development Goals to be forwarded to the 69th session of the General Assembly for its consideration. ‘Ensure availability and sustainable management...
World Water Council and FAO step up their partnership
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World Water Council and FAO step up their partnership

August 5th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
The World Water Council (WWC) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have agreed to intensify their collaboration in a bid to strengthen global water and food security. Long-time partners, the two...
Water in the Muslim World
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Water in the Muslim World

August 2nd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
Welcome to Muslim-Science.Com’s Special Issue on Water Challenges in the Islamic World. “Water: a source of life, production and destruction. Water is a source of life, livelihoods and prosperity. It is an input to almost...
ICBA – An Oasis in the Desert
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ICBA – An Oasis in the Desert

August 2nd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Dr. Ismahane Elouafi Water can be classified as the single most critical natural resource; it is a basic human need without which there is no life. It is an input to almost all production, in agriculture, industry, energy,...
Water, Water, Everywhere?
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Water, Water, Everywhere?

August 2nd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
Famed for its luxury apartments, shopping malls and lush, green golf courses, Saudi Arabia’s capital city, Riyadh, flies in the face of everything we think we know about the parched, desert-locked Middle East. However, the very...
Water Politics and Desalination: A brief look into the present and future with Prof. Hussein Amery
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Water Politics and Desalination: A brief look into the present and future with Prof. Hussein Amery

August 2nd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Christina Boyes Across the Muslim world, water issues vary in their scope and severity. Writing from Oak Ridge National Laboratory in the United States, Syeda Mariya Absar reminds us that “Muslim religious philosophy and the...
Solar Desalination for a Water-Stressed World
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Solar Desalination for a Water-Stressed World

August 2nd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
How two ambitious solar-powered desalination experiments in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, may provide a blueprint for reducing scarcity of the world’s most important resource. By Russell Sticklor Most nations...
Report: Water Challenges and Cooperative Response in the ME&NA
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Report: Water Challenges and Cooperative Response in the ME&NA

August 2nd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
Demographic trends, rapid urbanization, political uncertainty, and shifting climate patterns are collectively pushing the MENA region into uncharted territory for water resource management. The increasing competition for water...