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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
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