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Status of Brain during Prayers

Since the beginning of time, philosophers, psychologists, scientists, and many others have always questioned the presence of God. According to research done since the past few years, belief in God isn’t merely a play of the mind, or belief in the unseen, it is the reality. Researchers have found a strong connection between brain activity …

Ibn al-Haytham (Alhazen): Master of Optics

One of the brightest names in Islamic medieval sciences is that of mathematician and scholar Abu ‘Ali al-Hasan bin al-Hasan bin al-Haytham, known as “Alhazen” to the Western world. Born in Basra, Iraq in 965, he won repute there as a mathematician and engineer. He was invited to move to Cairo, Egypt by the Fatimid …

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Islamic Start of Modern Geography

Although astronomers through their study of the universe were able to theorize about such general geographical concepts like the shape of the earth, early geography was for the most part a product of the imagination: a collection of wondrous fables and marvelous tales of faraway places.

Can Technology Boost Our Multiple Intelligences?

Can Technology Boost Our Multiple Intelligences?

Do you enjoy debating on Facebook? Do you have your own blog? Have you ever used software to compose music or make your own video? Did you ever take a tour in an online or virtual museum? Thinking that technology cannot cater for your preferred intelligence(s)? Think again. The cognitive revolution took place in the 1950s …

Brains Clear Themselves of Toxins During Sleep

Beauty Sleep: Inside and out; Sleeping flushes out toxins from your brain – reveals a study. Once seen a waste of time considering we spend one third of our lives sleeping, scientists have been trying to wrap their head around this activity or lack of it. Over the years, a lot of revelations have been …

Muslim Teen Wins National Recognition for His Research

SANTA CLARA, California – A young Muslim teen from Santa Clara, California, has won national recognition for his medical research, after being chosen as one of 30 middle school students nationwide to compete in the 2018 Broadcom MASTERS Competition in Washington, DC. “Science competitions like the Broadcom MASTERS are critical to the STEM talent pipeline,” …

Medical Discovery News: Brilliant Muslim Contributions to Science

In this time of increasing intolerance of immigrants and other cultures, it is worth remembering contributions made by people from different cultures to medical science throughout history. A British-Asian Muslim physician is one of those who made important contributions to modern science. BRIGHTON – Frederick Akbar Mahomed is the Muslim Bengali British physician who discovered for …

2-Day Exhibition Ignites Spark for Science in Muslim Kids

MITHI – Hundreds of children from Tharparkar region in south Pakistan gathered to play, learn, imagine, explore, and discover the wonders of science at the Dawood Foundation’s (TDF) two-day Magnifi-Science Thar Exhibition on October 27, The Express Tribune reported. “It’s encouraging to see students and teachers of Tharparkar Desert showing enthusiasm to learn science. We …

On Scientific Interpretation of Quran

On Scientific Interpretation of Quran

The topic of scientific interpretation of Quran is a controversial question. Is it OK to make use of science when explaining the Quran? Are there any risks involved in this process? This video presents one of the perspectives on this issue. More about Quran:


Exhaustion and Hajj Rituals

The phenomenon of exhaustion frequently takes place in the summer or in places with high temperature such as the Holy Sites. Sometimes, it attacks the person suddenly, but it mostly be caused by the body being subjected to high temperature which, in its turn, results in losing huge amounts of sweat that contains Sodium Chloride. …

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