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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 a thousand dollars to two of... Read More
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 engineering undergraduates is Sharif University in... Read More
The Dark Side of Drones
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The Dark Side of Drones

March 9th, 2015 | by MuslimScience
The Dark Side of Drones By Jon Spaull Drones “are being used in ways which fly in the face of humanitarian law”, says robotics and artificial intelligence expert Noel Sharkey. His concerns stem from the use of drones in the increasing automation of warfare. He... Read More
Is eLearning really having an impact?
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Is eLearning really having an impact?

March 6th, 2015 | by MuslimScience
Is eLearning really having an impact? By Anand Jagatia “Better software will revolutionise learning,” write Bill and Melinda Gates in their annual letter published last month. Cheaper devices, rising incomes and growing internet access could see technology revolutionise how... Read More
Strongest Natural Material Found
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Strongest Natural Material Found

February 20th, 2015 | by MuslimScience
Strongest Natural Material Found Scientists believe they may have found the strongest natural material known to man – the teeth of the humble limpet, which could be copied to make the cars, boats and planes of the future. Researchers at the University of Portsmouth examined... Read More
Portable lamp kills antibiotic-resistant bacteria
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Portable lamp kills antibiotic-resistant bacteria

February 18th, 2015 | by MuslimScience
Portable lamp kills antibiotic-resistant bacteria By Fabíola Ortiz A 24-year-old Brazilian student has created a portable medical lamp that kills antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The inventor, Caio Guimarães, studied electrical engineering at Brazil’s Federal University of... Read More
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” (above) blocked some of the light streaming into... Read More
New contact lenses will help people see with inbuilt telescope
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New contact lenses will help people see with inbuilt telescope

February 16th, 2015 | by MuslimScience
New contact lenses will help people see with inbuilt telescope A tiny device in new contact lenses, aimed at hundreds of thousands of people suffering from age-related eye problems, could increase user’s vision nearly three fold People with the most common form of sight... Read More
Bamboo water catcher project misses crowdfunding target
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Bamboo water catcher project misses crowdfunding target

February 15th, 2015 | by MuslimScience
Bamboo water catcher project misses crowdfunding target By Alison Frank A crowdfunding campaign for a project to pluck water out of thin air for use in African villages has failed to reach its US$100,000 goal. As today’s deadline passed, only US$44,996 had been pledged on... Read More
Pakistani scientists develop DNA barcode
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Pakistani scientists develop DNA barcode

January 23rd, 2015 | by MuslimScience
Pakistani scientists develop DNA “barcode” By Suhail Yusuf for Dawn Published a day ago The research is the doctorate thesis of Uzma Munir (r) under the supervision of Dr Qamarunnisa (l). — Photo by Suhail Yusuf KARACHI: Pakistani scientists have developed a “genetic... Read More