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Biomedical research in the Arab region
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Biomedical research in the Arab region

November 29th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
Biomedical research in the Arab region Published online 20 November 2014 In the not-too-distant past, biomedical research was conducted almost exclusively in North America and Western Europe. While Asia and South America have...
Whale Valley: An Evolving Story
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Whale Valley: An Evolving Story

June 1st, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Paula Hammond   Just beneath the sun scorched sands of the Wadi Al-Hitan lie the bones of creatures whose discovery has added a new and thrilling chapter to the story of evolution. Say the word ‘Egypt’ and most people...
Scans bring new insights into lives of Egyptian mummies
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Scans bring new insights into lives of Egyptian mummies

May 22nd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
The British Museum has carried out scans on eight Egyptian mummies, revealing unprecedented details about these people. Never before has anyone seen mummy hair, muscles and bone at such fine resolution. It is enabling scientists...
Ancient Egyptians transported pyramid stones over wet sand
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Ancient Egyptians transported pyramid stones over wet sand

May 7th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
Few have travelled to the pyramids of Egypt and not wondered how an ancient civilisation without modern technology could have constructed structures so large they can be viewed from space. Some have theorised they were...
Science and innovation in Egypt- A Young scientist’s view
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Science and innovation in Egypt- A Young scientist’s view

May 1st, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Sameh H. Soror, PhD   Science and innovation in Egypt initiated, when mankind began to populate the valley of the Nile. Ancient Egyptians were leaders in scientific discoveries and innovation, which turned Egypt into the...
Ismail Serageldin – Egypt’s Renaissance Man
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Ismail Serageldin – Egypt’s Renaissance Man

May 1st, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Dr. Athar Osama   “Science has much to say. Science has much to say to the Islamist zealots who preach an intolerant doctrine. It has much to say to young democrats enamored of the new technologies. It has much to say...
Ancient skeleton is the earliest case of cancer yet detected
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Ancient skeleton is the earliest case of cancer yet detected

March 21st, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Pallab Ghosh Researchers have discovered the earliest confirmed case of cancer in a young man who lived in ancient Egypt. The discovery of a diseased skeleton dating back to around 1,200 BC was made at the Amara West site in...