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Scientists at KAUST draw inspiration from insects for developing a liquid repellent material
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Scientists at KAUST draw inspiration from insects for developing a liquid repellent material

August 7th, 2017 | by MuslimScience
KAUST, Saudi Arabia – 30 July, 2017 A group of scientists at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) have developed an environmentally friendly omni-phobic (liquid repellent) material, it was learnt today....
Creating a Persian Silicon Valley – Iran’s Emerging Innovation and Startup Eco-System
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Creating a Persian Silicon Valley – Iran’s Emerging Innovation and Startup Eco-System

July 2nd, 2015 | by MuslimScience
By: Athar Osama Legend has it that that the seeds of what we know today as the Silicon Valley were laid at the Stanford University and the Stanford University Industrial Park when a Stanford Professor Frederick Terman who loaned...
Smart windows could save energy
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Smart windows could save energy

February 17th, 2015 | by MuslimScience
Smart windows could save energy Tiny droplets sandwiched between glass panes turn cloudy when it’s hot outside; this filter out some warming sunlight BY SID PERKIN At temperatures above 32 °C (90 °F), a new “smart window”...
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...
Plan9 – Bringing Ideas to Life
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Plan9 – Bringing Ideas to Life

March 21st, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Areej Mehdi Entrepreneurship can be a lonely, dark place. For Pakistani tech entrepreneurs, that seems to be literally true (what with power shortage amounting to 12 hours a day sometimes). Pitted against this lack of funds,...