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Glucose Meter for Diabetes Patients
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Glucose Meter for Diabetes Patients

January 15th, 2015 | by MuslimScience
Glucose Meter for Diabetes Patients San Diego, CA. Jan. 14, 2015 Nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) have tested a temporary tattoo that both extracts and measures the level of glucose in the fluid in between skin cells. This first-ever example of... Read More
Constructive Dialogue: Task Force on Teaching of Science in the Muslim World
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Constructive Dialogue: Task Force on Teaching of Science in the Muslim World

January 7th, 2015 | by MuslimScience
“The world needs much more science. It needs science for development, for creating a rational public, and to develop what India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru called a ‘scientific temper.’” The former president of the National Academies of Sciences in the US,... Read More
Against the odds: A Personal Spotlight on Ghada Amer
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Against the odds: A Personal Spotlight on Ghada Amer

January 7th, 2015 | by MuslimScience
By: Dr. Ghada Amer In a culture that celebrates male lineage, I did not have any brothers. Though my father was a staunch supporter of his daughters, it is not too hard to imagine social conservatism bearing down on him. It was at one of... Read More
Feminising STEMs – UAE’s Success Story
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Feminising STEMs – UAE’s Success Story

January 7th, 2015 | by MuslimScience
By: Nadia M. Alhasani, PhD With a strong foundation in math and sciences, I faced a choice between engineering and medicine for a college education. Personally, I selected the former because mathematics and physics were logical concepts that could easily be rationalized and... Read More
5 Most Exciting Women in STEM of the Islamic World in 2014
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5 Most Exciting Women in STEM of the Islamic World in 2014

January 7th, 2015 | by MuslimScience
By The Editorial Team of Muslim-Science.Com Last January, Muslim-Science.Com recognized the Top-20 Most Influential Women in Science in the Islamic World. This year, we recognize the achievements of Women who made ground breaking discoveries, broke glass ceilings, and won... Read More
The Anatomy of Higher Education Reforms in the Islamic World
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The Anatomy of Higher Education Reforms in the Islamic World

December 7th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By: Editors of Muslim-Science.Com This issue of Muslim-Science.Com coincides with the meetings of the Task Force on Teaching of Science in the Universities in the Muslim World. In keeping with the broader theme, we’ve decided to dedicate this December 2014 issue to the... Read More
The Roadmap of Reform: Do’s and Don’ts of Higher Education Reforms
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The Roadmap of Reform: Do’s and Don’ts of Higher Education Reforms

December 7th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By: Dr. Athar Osama Universities are the bedrock of a knowledge society. They are not only responsible for producing educated individuals – the intelligentsia and thought leaders as well as the manpower – that are necessary to run the affairs of a society, they also... Read More
University Rankings: To The Bottom of the List
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University Rankings: To The Bottom of the List

December 7th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By: Hammad Ahmed Khan In Malaysia, national newspapers displayed shock and alarm when the University of Malaya’s ‘plummeted in position’ from 180 to 207, lamenting the University’s ‘dropping out of the top 200.’ While there are over 15,000 Higher Education... Read More
Nature Article on Pakistan’s Higher Education Reform Experiment
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Nature Article on Pakistan’s Higher Education Reform Experiment

December 7th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Adil Najam Published in Muslim-Science.Com on January 16, 2010 In 2002, Pakistan began an ambitious overhaul of its higher-education system. The successes and failures of the experience hold lessons for other countries, say Athar Osama and co-authors. After decades of... Read More
Sindbad the Sailor: Muslims and Science Fiction
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Sindbad the Sailor: Muslims and Science Fiction

December 7th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
 By Paula Hammond One Thousand and One Nights and Sindbad the Sailor evoke sensations of awe and wonder among those who grew up with such great works of science fiction, emanating from and reflecting, the strong cultural and historical association of the Muslim world with... Read More