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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....
Cancer cells programmed back to normal by US scientists
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Cancer cells programmed back to normal by US scientists

September 10th, 2015 | by MuslimScience
Cancer cells have been programmed back to normal by scientists in a breakthrough which could lead to new treatments and even reverse tumour growth. For the first time aggressive breast, lung and bladder cancer cells have been...
Sharif University of Technology – Iran’s MIT redeemed
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Sharif University of Technology – Iran’s MIT redeemed

July 2nd, 2015 | by MuslimScience
“Bruce A. Wooley, a former Chairman of the Electrical Engineering Department of Stanford University, has said that without a doubt the finest university in the world – in the world – preparing electrical...
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”...
Featured Essay no. 7: The future of science in the Islamic world
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Featured Essay no. 7: The future of science in the Islamic world

December 30th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Dr. Yarub Al-Douri The fear of science, though however common, is an unjustified one, especially when science is solely blamed for the world problems. Nevertheless, there are undeniable tensions between science and religion in...
Water Politics and Desalination: A brief look into the present and future with Prof. Hussein Amery
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Water Politics and Desalination: A brief look into the present and future with Prof. Hussein Amery

August 2nd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Christina Boyes Across the Muslim world, water issues vary in their scope and severity. Writing from Oak Ridge National Laboratory in the United States, Syeda Mariya Absar reminds us that “Muslim religious philosophy and the...
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...
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...