announcements

2017

Scientists at KAUST discover plant extracts which can be used effectively against cancer
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Scientists at KAUST discover plant extracts which can be used effectively against cancer

October 2nd, 2017 | by MuslimScience
Thuwail, Saudia Arabia: A group of researchers at King Abdullah University of Sciences and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia have discovered three herbal plants which can be used to combat cancer. These plants carrying cytotoxic...
Mars Mission: UAE pushes the envelope of the Muslim Space Agencies
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Mars Mission: UAE pushes the envelope of the Muslim Space Agencies

September 29th, 2017 | by MuslimScience
By: Mohammad Iftekhar Yezdani As the search for knowledge and quests to explore yonder worlds stays part of human nature, Mars remains the first – and so far – biggest feat for space agencies around the world. The Muslim...
Middle East’s first synchrotron heralds a new era of Scientific Advancement
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Middle East’s first synchrotron heralds a new era of Scientific Advancement

August 4th, 2017 | by MuslimScience
Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East, also known as SESAME, is a collaborative project for scientific research and discovery between Jordan, Cyprus, Bahrain, Egypt, Pakistan, Iran,...
ICBA – An Oasis in the Desert
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ICBA – An Oasis in the Desert

August 2nd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Dr. Ismahane Elouafi Water can be classified as the single most critical natural resource; it is a basic human need without which there is no life. It is an input to almost all production, in agriculture, industry, energy,...
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...
Report: Water Challenges and Cooperative Response in the ME&NA
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Report: Water Challenges and Cooperative Response in the ME&NA

August 2nd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
Demographic trends, rapid urbanization, political uncertainty, and shifting climate patterns are collectively pushing the MENA region into uncharted territory for water resource management. The increasing competition for water...