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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
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