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Archeologists in Pakistan unearth a 3.3-million-year-old fossil of extinct Anthracothere
Biology
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Archeologists in Pakistan unearth a 3.3-million-year-old fossil of extinct Anthracothere

January 15th, 2018 | by MuslimScience
A 3.3 million year old fossil of extinct anthracothere, a plant eating semi-aquatic mammal has recently been discovered in district Jhelum in the Punjab province of Pakistan, reported an international science journal. These four...
Jordan’s first ever JY1-SAT CubeSat satellite heralds a new era of space exploration for the country
2017
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Jordan’s first ever JY1-SAT CubeSat satellite heralds a new era of space exploration for the country

December 22nd, 2017 | by MuslimScience
The government of Jordan is set to launch its first ever locally manufactured satellite the JY1-SAT. The Cubesat (a mini satellite for space research) was built by a multidisciplinary team of 19 students, consultants and faculty...
WSF: World’s Science Policy Makers Meet in the Muslim World
2017
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WSF: World’s Science Policy Makers Meet in the Muslim World

December 21st, 2017 | by MuslimScience
Dead Sea, Jordan: The World Science Forum, the world’s largest biennial science event on global science policy, was held from Nov 7-11, 2017 at the Dead Sea in Hashmite Kingdom of Jordan. Speaking from the lowest point on...
Pakistani students win a silver medal at the iGEM World Championship
2017
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Pakistani students win a silver medal at the iGEM World Championship

November 30th, 2017 | by MuslimScience
Boston,USA: A team of twelve undergraduate students from the Institute of Integrative Biosciences, CECOS University, Peshawar won a silver medal at this year’s International Genetically Engineered Machines (iGEM) competition...
17 year old Pakistani Student gains global recognition for his work, aspires to win a Nobel Prize someday
2017
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17 year old Pakistani Student gains global recognition for his work, aspires to win a Nobel Prize someday

October 26th, 2017 | by MuslimScience
A 17 year old Pakistani high school student, Muhammad Shaheer Niazi recently published his work on the electric honeycomb phenomenon in the prestigious Royal Society Open Science journal, reported the New York Times. In 2016,...
UAE Seeks to Explore Uncharted Frontiers with a Groundbreaking Space City
2017
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UAE Seeks to Explore Uncharted Frontiers with a Groundbreaking Space City

October 24th, 2017 | by MuslimScience
Dubai, UAE: The government of the United Arab Emirates recently announced its plan to build a Mars Scientific City in a remote desert on the outskirts of Dubai. This futuristic space city will simulate the Red Planet’s...
Morocco’s Earliest Human Fossils Suggest a Different Timeline of Evolution
2017
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Morocco’s Earliest Human Fossils Suggest a Different Timeline of Evolution

October 16th, 2017 | by MuslimScience
Jebel Irhoud, Morocco Last year if someone asked when modern human evolution began, the answer would have been about 200,000 years ago. If someone asked you the same thing today, they might say 300,000 years ago…possibly. How...
Mobility for Refugees Wins $1M Hult Prize
2017
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Mobility for Refugees Wins $1M Hult Prize

October 12th, 2017 | by MuslimScience
New York City: Four students of Pakistani American descent won the coveted $1m Hult Prize in New York City last month. They were handed over their award by former US President Bill Clinton. Recent graduates of the Rutgers...
Scientists at KAUST discover plant extracts which can be used effectively against cancer
2017
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Scientists at KAUST discover plant extracts which can be used effectively against cancer

October 2nd, 2017 | by MuslimScience
Thuwail, Saudia Arabia: A group of researchers at King Abdullah University of Sciences and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia have discovered three herbal plants which can be used to combat cancer. These plants carrying cytotoxic...
Mars Mission: UAE pushes the envelope of the Muslim Space Agencies
2017
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Mars Mission: UAE pushes the envelope of the Muslim Space Agencies

September 29th, 2017 | by MuslimScience
By: Mohammad Iftekhar Yezdani As the search for knowledge and quests to explore yonder worlds stays part of human nature, Mars remains the first – and so far – biggest feat for space agencies around the world. The Muslim...