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Emerging Space Powers: The New Space Powers of Asia, the Middle East and South America
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Emerging Space Powers: The New Space Powers of Asia, the Middle East and South America

October 1st, 2014 | by MuslimScience
Read all about the Space powers of Asia, Middle East and South America, in this book by By Brian Harvey, Henk H. F. Smid, Theo Pirard, published by Springer,... Read More
Featured Essay no.5: How the Muslim society can progress towards Science
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Featured Essay no.5: How the Muslim society can progress towards Science

September 30th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Ali Haider Noorani Even though we acknowledge the achievements that the Muslim society contributed to the scientific community, we cannot forget that it is losing its battle to the west. The reason for this can be, because it never achieved that same type of... Read More
Featured Essay no. 4: Islam And Diminishing Lights From The East
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Featured Essay no. 4: Islam And Diminishing Lights From The East

September 23rd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Rashid Iftikhar In a nutshell, Muslim history began with the scientific golden age (800-1250), followed up by a total collapse in the scientific arena for seven hundred years and now in the twentieth century, there are efforts to pull things back, but all in... Read More
Featured Essay no.3: Why do I study Science?- Winner
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Featured Essay no.3: Why do I study Science?- Winner

September 16th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Jamshed Arslan In a 2013 Hollywood movie, Turbo , there is a scene where the hero of the movie, a snail, looks up into the sky and sees a strange bright light. He thinks it is a comet and starts praying because he believes... Read More
Global Food Security Index 2014
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Global Food Security Index 2014

September 15th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
Food security has slowly, but markedly improved during the past year. Approximately 842m people today are estimated to be experiencing chronic hunger, down from 868m a year ago—an almost 3% decline. This caps a quarter of a century of progress, with the number of... Read More
Featured Essay no.2: Islam, Science and Islamic Moderation
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Featured Essay no.2: Islam, Science and Islamic Moderation

September 9th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Ingrid Margarita Florez Fortich The relationship between religion and science is a very controversial one. The antagonism between Christianity and science is well known and documented, being the case of Galileo Galilei and Kaplan.  Any scientific inquiry questioning or... Read More
Featured Essay no.1: Innovating Foodscapes
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Featured Essay no.1: Innovating Foodscapes

September 2nd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By: Saher Hasnain The sustainability, health and ethics of the global food system are an increasingly relevant topic of research and policy. Changes in the world’s food system have been incredibly dramatic in the past few decades, impacting producers, consumers, institutions,... Read More
GMOs and food security in the Islamic world
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GMOs and food security in the Islamic world

September 2nd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Sameh Soror Humankind is facing big challenges in the form of Energy, water, poverty, education etc. The first millennium development goal (MDGs) as identified by the UN , was eradicating extreme poverty and hunger. To eradicate hunger, we need to achieve sustainable food... Read More
A Red Alert for Yellow Rust
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A Red Alert for Yellow Rust

September 2nd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Paula Hammond It may look harmless – pretty even – but in the wheat belt that stretches from Morocco to Turkey, it’s a sign of ruined crops and dashed hopes. It’s known as yellow rust, but to farmers in the Muslim world, its presence... Read More
Food Security in the Muslim World
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Food Security in the Muslim World

September 2nd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
Welcome to Muslim-Science.com’s exciting issue on “Science & Food Security in the Muslim World.” According to WHO, food security is “when all people at all times have access to sufficient, safe, nutritious food to maintain a healthy and active life”. Food security... Read More