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Female Muslim Geneticists Discover Heart Attack Gene

Female Muslim Geneticists Discover Heart Attack Gene

At the age of nine, Gasnat Shaboodien told her mum she wanted to be a scientist and heal people. Her father, a cab driver, and her seamstress mother supported her ambition. “My mum became a housewife when we were still little. She went back to work to put me through university,” Shaboodien told AboutIslam.net. Thirty-four …

‘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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