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The intersection of bioethics and epigenetics: A case of the Muslim World
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The intersection of bioethics and epigenetics: A case of the Muslim World

November 1st, 2014 | by MuslimScience
An intersection of bioethics and epigenetics in policy, practices, and science affecting the Muslim World: a case for a wider definition. by Brian Marlatt The intersection of bioethics and epigenetics is a meeting of the subjective and the objective. It may be described as the... Read More
Organ Trafficking in the Muslim World
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Organ Trafficking in the Muslim World

November 1st, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Saman Ansari Organ transplantation is the moving of an organ from one body to another patient’s body (located somewhere else), to replace the recipient’s damaged or absent organ. This has improved the quality of life and has saved life of millions of patients... Read More
Islamic Bioethics & the Unconventional Gift of Life
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Islamic Bioethics & the Unconventional Gift of Life

November 1st, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Yasmin Pascual Khalil The ability to have children has always been an important aspect of the lives of many. For Muslim Middle Easters and others as well, having children is highly desired, as parenthood is culturally mandatory. In that regards, many unconventional... Read More
Playing God?
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Playing God?

November 1st, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Paula Hammond For centuries, science and religion have been viewed as opposing schools of study – one dealing with the physical and quantifiable and one with the spiritual and unknowable. However, recent work on stem cells has brought the two worlds together in a... Read More
Islamic Biomedical Ethics: Principles and Application
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Islamic Biomedical Ethics: Principles and Application

November 1st, 2014 | by MuslimScience
by Abdulaziz Sachedina Biomedical ethics is a burgeoning academic field with complex and far-reaching consequences. Whereas in Western secular bioethics this subject falls within larger ethical theories and applications (utilitarianism, deontology, teleology, and the like),... Read More
Islamic Bioethics in the Twenty-First Century
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Islamic Bioethics in the Twenty-First Century

November 1st, 2014 | by MuslimScience
by Mohammed Ghaly Islamic bioethics is in good health, this article argues. During the twentieth century, academic researchers had to deal with a number of difficulties including the scarcity of available Islamic sources. However,the twenty-first century witnessed significant... Read More
Space exploration programs in Muslim countries: past, present and future
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Space exploration programs in Muslim countries: past, present and future

October 1st, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Dr. Parandis Tajbaksh Since the dawn of humanity, mankind has embarked on a journey of exploration. With the advances in technology, the dream of exploring remote landscapes became a reality and our sense of curiosity turned into the driving force to conquer space. The... Read More
Arab Space Programs Slowly Coming of Age
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Arab Space Programs Slowly Coming of Age

October 1st, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Nidhal Guessoum Fruits of the Past & Present On July 16, 2014, the United Arab Emirates’ leadership announced the creation of a UAE space agency and an unmanned mission to Mars by 2021, to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the country. It was... Read More
The Vacuum of Controversies
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The Vacuum of Controversies

October 1st, 2014 | by MuslimScience
The Space Race in the Muslim World is becoming increasingly controversial, with Iran being one of the major players. By Alfonso Lucifredi  Sepideh and space exploration in Muslim Faith Sepideh Hushyar is a young woman from Iran. She loves Astronomy and space, and spends her... Read More
Space Invaders
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Space Invaders

October 1st, 2014 | by MuslimScience
Venturing into space has almost often been a moment of creating history, irrespective of which country is involved. Very recently, however, UAE announced plans of sending the first Arab Probe to Mars by 2021. Several other Muslim countries, including Malaysia and Pakistan, have... Read More