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Science and innovation in Egypt- A Young scientist’s view
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Science and innovation in Egypt- A Young scientist’s view

May 1st, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Sameh H. Soror, PhD   Science and innovation in Egypt initiated, when mankind began to populate the valley of the Nile. Ancient Egyptians were leaders in scientific discoveries and innovation, which turned Egypt into the world cradle of civilization. Throughout history,... Read More
Ismail Serageldin – Egypt’s Renaissance Man
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Ismail Serageldin – Egypt’s Renaissance Man

May 1st, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Dr. Athar Osama   “Science has much to say. Science has much to say to the Islamist zealots who preach an intolerant doctrine. It has much to say to young democrats enamored of the new technologies. It has much to say to those who... Read More
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 the numbers for this? Muslim-Science.com... Read More
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 form of stereotypes. Scientists are referred to... Read More
Book Review: Finding Miller’s God
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Book Review: Finding Miller’s God

January 13th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
A Book Review of Kenneth Miller’s “Finding Darwin’s God: A Scientist’s Search for Common Ground between God and Evolution (Harper Perennial, 1999, ISBN 0-06-017593-1)” By the Editors of Muslim-Science.Com Kenneth Miller’s book ‘Finding Darwin’s God’ engages... Read More
Islam Analysis: Do or Die for OIC Science Cooperation
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Islam Analysis: Do or Die for OIC Science Cooperation

April 23rd, 2013 | by MuslimScience
The Islamic world’s current science effort is on life support and without major ‘surgery’ could be yet another policy failure, says Athar Osama. In 2007, the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) created the Science, Technology and Innovation Organisation... Read More
Islam Analysis: The ‘Women in Science’ Movement has a long way to go
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Islam Analysis: The ‘Women in Science’ Movement has a long way to go

March 23rd, 2013 | by MuslimScience
The number of female researchers in the Islamic World is above average, but this does not translate to the quality of their participation, says Athar Osama. Women’s limited participation in the scientific labour force — particularly at the highest echelons — may be one... Read More
Islam Analysis: Faith Must be Reconciled with Science
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Islam Analysis: Faith Must be Reconciled with Science

February 28th, 2013 | by MuslimScience
Critical debate is needed to resolve science-Islam divisions and ensure that knowledge flourishes in the Muslim world, says Athar Osama. Last month, two noteworthy events took place that, although primarily involving UK Muslim communities, may have consequences throughout the... Read More
Islam Analysis (16): Specialist R&D funds need rethink
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Islam Analysis (16): Specialist R&D funds need rethink

April 11th, 2012 | by MuslimScience
By:Athar Osama Specialist R&D funds levied on business must build organisations that offer short-term benefits through a clear strategy, says Athar Osama. Just under a decade ago countries in the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) signed a science vision 1441 (which... Read More
SciDev.Net: Princess Sumaya on Science after the Arab Spring
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SciDev.Net: Princess Sumaya on Science after the Arab Spring

January 26th, 2012 | by MuslimScience
By: Mićo Tatalović Princess Sumaya bint El Hassan of Jordan talks to SciDev.Net about hopes for science in the Middle East, science diplomacy and the role of women scientists. Members of royal families around the world often express support for science, but Princess Sumaya... Read More