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Liars

How to Spot Professional Liars

Constantly lying can take a toll on our brain health, and even make us more susceptible to pathological lying. A study in Nature Neuroscience in 2016 found habitual lying can desensitize our brains from “feeling bad”. It may even encourage us to tell bigger lies in the future. The researchers found that when we lie for …

Tattoos

Thinking of Getting Tattoos?

Tattoos can cause cancer and mutations – and one color is potentially more toxic than others, according to the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA). An ECHA research in 2017 has investigated possible tattooing risks. The agency said: “Many reports show significant concerns for public health stemming from the composition of inks used for tattooing.” “The most severe …

First Man

Evolution: Was Adam the First Man on Earth?

The opening chapters of the Book of Genesis mentions ‘Adam’ as the first man which God created. Biblical Adam is created from adamah (earth). In the Holy Qur’an, Allah informs that He created Adam from a handful of earth taken from the entire world. He was the first prophet of Islam and the first Muslim. …

Evolution Theory

Evolution: Theory or Fact? A Muslim Opinion

What does science have to do with religion? Are they separate worldviews, perhaps even conflicting ones that should be kept apart at all costs or can they be brought into constructive conversation? How do different religious traditions view the dialogue between faith and science? In this lecture, the Muslim professor Dr. Usama Hasan discusses the modern-day …

Telomere

Telomere, Ageing & Cancer: Islamic Perspective

They now believe that ageing can be slowed down or reversed through manipulating the length of Telomere, the antidote for cancer may lie in activating telomerase, and chronic, age-related diseases can be kissed goodbye very soon.

Earth lifeforms

Scientists Find Missing Link that Led to Life on Earth

{He it is who gives life and causes death; and when He decrees a matter, He but says to it, “Be,” and it is.} [Surat Ghafir 40:68]. Causality is the natural or worldly agency or efficacy that connects the cause with the effect. The first is responsible for the second, and the second is dependent …

Alien Life

Aliens May Be More Like Us Than We Think

Scientists and theologians have been dealing with the question of extraterrestrial life for centuries. As David Weintraub writes in his book on the matter, Religions and Extraterrestrial Life, scientist David Rittenhouse insisted back in 1775 that “the doctrine of a plurality of worlds is inseparable forms the principles of astronomy. But this doctrine is still thought, by some pious persons… to militate …

Life Arose

New View: How Life Arose on Earth

{He it is who gives life and causes death; and when He decrees a matter, He but says to it, “Be,” and it is.} [Surat Ghafir 40:68]. Causality is the natural or worldly agency or efficacy that connects the cause with the effect. The first is responsible for the second, and the second is dependent …

Adaptogens: Now More Than Ever!

Life, especially in these days and this age, creates stress “to the max.” More and more studies daily point out the negative pathologic consequences of our stress-filled lives. What are some of these stress-related illnesses? Well, let’s start with subjective changes like fatigue, anxiety, sleep-related problems, and various muscular aches and pains. On a more …

Beat Aging

Is It Mathematically Impossible to Beat Aging?

The Prophet (PBUH) said, “The best of people are those who live longest and excel in their deeds.” (Tirmidhi). Thus, Islam praises those who live longer as long as they use their lifetime for piety and good deeds. On the other hand, Islam reminds man of his final destination, which is the Day of Judgment and the …



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