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Task Force Essay: Science Education in Universities in the Islamic  World
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Task Force Essay: Science Education in Universities in the Islamic World

June 19th, 2015 | by MuslimScience
Dr. El Tayeb Mustafa President, the Future University How is science taught in Muslim universities? What are the languages being used? What are the credentials and pedagogical competencies of the professors? What textbooks are being used? What resources are available? Is there a... Read More
Task Force Essay: Science Education in the United States:  Some Lessons for the Islamic World
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Task Force Essay: Science Education in the United States: Some Lessons for the Islamic World

June 19th, 2015 | by MuslimScience
By: Prof. Bruce Alberts My strong personal interest in science education began in the early 1980s.  At that time, my three children were young teenagers in the public schools of San Francisco, and I was a professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics in the medical school... Read More
Task Force Essay: STEM Education and the Muslim Gender Divide
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Task Force Essay: STEM Education and the Muslim Gender Divide

June 19th, 2015 | by MuslimScience
Nadia M. Alhasani, PhD “If we’re going to out-innovate and out-educate the rest of the world, we’ve got to open doors for everyone. We need all hands on deck, and that means clearing hurdles for women and girls as they navigate careers in science, technology, engineering,... Read More
Dream to work in NASA or build another NASA
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Dream to work in NASA or build another NASA

March 17th, 2015 | by MuslimScience
Dream to work in NASA or build another NASA DAMMAM — The maiden edition of Inter School Peevees ROBOFEST 2015 – OPUS GIMMIC was hosted by Al-Khozama International School Dammam February 21 at the school campus. Over 12 contesting teams from grades 6-8 from Riyadh, Jeddah... Read More
The Dark Side of Drones
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The Dark Side of Drones

March 9th, 2015 | by MuslimScience
The Dark Side of Drones By Jon Spaull Drones “are being used in ways which fly in the face of humanitarian law”, says robotics and artificial intelligence expert Noel Sharkey. His concerns stem from the use of drones in the increasing automation of warfare. He... Read More
Strongest Natural Material Found
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Strongest Natural Material Found

February 20th, 2015 | by MuslimScience
Strongest Natural Material Found Scientists believe they may have found the strongest natural material known to man – the teeth of the humble limpet, which could be copied to make the cars, boats and planes of the future. Researchers at the University of Portsmouth examined... Read More
Portable lamp kills antibiotic-resistant bacteria
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Portable lamp kills antibiotic-resistant bacteria

February 18th, 2015 | by MuslimScience
Portable lamp kills antibiotic-resistant bacteria By Fabíola Ortiz A 24-year-old Brazilian student has created a portable medical lamp that kills antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The inventor, Caio Guimarães, studied electrical engineering at Brazil’s Federal University of... Read More
Smart windows could save energy
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Smart windows could save energy

February 17th, 2015 | by MuslimScience
Smart windows could save energy Tiny droplets sandwiched between glass panes turn cloudy when it’s hot outside; this filter out some warming sunlight BY SID PERKIN At temperatures above 32 °C (90 °F), a new “smart window” (above) blocked some of the light streaming into... Read More
New contact lenses will help people see with inbuilt telescope
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New contact lenses will help people see with inbuilt telescope

February 16th, 2015 | by MuslimScience
New contact lenses will help people see with inbuilt telescope A tiny device in new contact lenses, aimed at hundreds of thousands of people suffering from age-related eye problems, could increase user’s vision nearly three fold People with the most common form of sight... Read More
Bamboo water catcher project misses crowdfunding target
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Bamboo water catcher project misses crowdfunding target

February 15th, 2015 | by MuslimScience
Bamboo water catcher project misses crowdfunding target By Alison Frank A crowdfunding campaign for a project to pluck water out of thin air for use in African villages has failed to reach its US$100,000 goal. As today’s deadline passed, only US$44,996 had been pledged on... Read More