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Water in the Muslim World
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Water in the Muslim World

August 2nd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
Welcome to Muslim-Science.Com’s Special Issue on Water Challenges in the Islamic World. “Water: a source of life, production and destruction. Water is a source of life, livelihoods and prosperity. It is an input to almost all production, in agriculture, industry, energy,... Read More
Water, Water, Everywhere?
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Water, Water, Everywhere?

August 2nd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
Famed for its luxury apartments, shopping malls and lush, green golf courses, Saudi Arabia’s capital city, Riyadh, flies in the face of everything we think we know about the parched, desert-locked Middle East. However, the very existence of such a water-hungry city, raises... Read More
Solar Desalination for a Water-Stressed World
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Solar Desalination for a Water-Stressed World

August 2nd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
How two ambitious solar-powered desalination experiments in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, may provide a blueprint for reducing scarcity of the world’s most important resource. By Russell Sticklor Most nations within the Muslim world in the early 21st century... Read More
Report: The World Water Development Report 2014
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Report: The World Water Development Report 2014

August 1st, 2014 | by MuslimScience
The World Water Development Report 2014 shines light on the interdependence between the management of water and energy. Thanks to its clarity and relevance, this important document reminds us that the linkages between freshwater and energy are crucial to human well-being and... Read More
The Results Are Out!
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The Results Are Out!

July 3rd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
An analysis of the primary STEM education scenario in the Muslim world by the Editors of Muslim-Science.com Education is a prime time issue all over the world now. The Muslim world produces a small amount of scientific output. Looking at the statistics, forty-one predominantly... Read More
Avoiding Miracles and Emphasizing Naturalism in Science Teaching
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Avoiding Miracles and Emphasizing Naturalism in Science Teaching

July 3rd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Salman Hameed Some of the most challenging and exciting areas of research, deal with various forms of ‘origin’ questions. Origin of life. Origin of the Earth. Origin of human beings. Origin of consciousness. And of course, the origin of the universe. These are not... Read More
Is Science Education the Real Issue?
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Is Science Education the Real Issue?

July 3rd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Dr. Rana Dajani I was already a lecturer at a university for two years, when I realized, that real change starts at a much earlier level, in school. So, I decided to become a school teacher. It is not easy to be a teacher,... Read More
Inquiry Based Science Education: the gateway to scientific development in the Islamic world
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Inquiry Based Science Education: the gateway to scientific development in the Islamic world

July 3rd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Sameh Soror After the first industrial revolution on the 16th Century, the world needed a workforce to fill the assembly lines and factory floors that were coming up every day. In response to the need for this workforce, the ‘industrial’ model of school and... Read More
Could there be an Education Emergency?
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Could there be an Education Emergency?

July 3rd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Dr. Athar Osama In the pecking order of fundamental rights, such as, that of freedom, security, liberty and religion, a right to education did not feature, until quite recently. Things like life and liberty which were instrumental to sustaining a life, seemed much more... Read More
Preparing Future Generations for the Knowledge Society: Arab Knowledge report 2010/2011
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Preparing Future Generations for the Knowledge Society: Arab Knowledge report 2010/2011

July 3rd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
The Arab citizen lies at the heart of the process of building the desired knowledge society. The Arab Knowledge Report 2010/2011 proceeds to the stage of laying the foundations for the knowledge society by developing principles of dealing with the methodologies and mechanisms of... Read More