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Amina Saleh

Amina Saleh is currently a PhD candidate in Applied Sciences, specialization in Nanotechnology, at the American University in Cairo. She got her Master's degree in Biological and Molecular Chemistry at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland.

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Is Modern Science Compatible With Islam?

Whether Islam and modern science are compatible or not is not a straightforward question. There is no doubt that Islamic principles encourage knowledge and its pursuit. What could however be of doubt is this equivalence that we sometimes assume between knowledge attained through modern science, and knowledge that is praised in Islam. Can we consider …

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‘3-Parent’ Baby: Science and Stance of Islam

In April 2016, the first baby with genetic material coming from three different people—a mother, a father, and a female donor—was born in Mexico, following a procedure called the mitochondrial replacement technique. Soon afterwards, in December 2016, the UK became the first country to legalize the procedure [1], with Sally Chesire, the chairwoman of the country’s …

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