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Seeking Goodness of Nature

“It is Allah who made for you the earth a place of settlement and the sky a ceiling and formed you and perfected your forms and provided you with good things. That is Allah, your Lord; then blessed is Allah, Lord of the worlds” (Surat Ghafir 40:64). Many fail to give nature the respect it …


Plant Hormones for Fight Against Cancer

Allah equipped plants with hormones, which are modified by their environmental conditions. These modifications include the rate of cell growth and differentiation acting in coordination with the vast range of environmental inputs (HCS, p.1). It is this ability that scientists hope to tap into in their search for a cure for cancer. It is plant …

Safar 1439

Where to Observe the New Safar 1439?

When will Safar 1439 take place? Safar is the second month in the Hijri Calendar. Normally, a Hijri day starts at sunset. Thus, observing the crescent of a new Hijri month occurs during the sunset. If the crescent sets before the sunset, this means there is no new month. If it sets after the sunset, this means the beginning …


Fibromyalgia: Simple Solutions

The Mosby Medical Dictionary defines Fibromyalgia in very clear terms as a form of non-articular (joint) pain, with spasms, stiffness and severe sleep disturbance. However, fibromyalgia is anything but a clear-cut illness. Other symptoms related to fibromyalgia may be: asthma, Tempro-Mandibular Joint syndrome (TMJ), ear pain, tooth pain, bad dreams, sinus problems, foot pain, fatigue, …

Butterfly Effect

Butterfly Effect in Eyes of Rana Dajani

The butterfly effect is a concept that states “small causes can have larger effects”. This concept was initially used in theories about weather prediction but later the term became a popular metaphor in science writing in general. In this TEDx speech, the Jordanian Muslim geneticist Dr. Rana Dajani is speaking about the Butterfly Effect, how it works, and how …

Human Body

30 Amazing Human Body Facts

{Who perfected everything which He created and began the creation of man from clay. Then He made his posterity out of the extract of a liquid disdained. Then He proportioned him and breathed into him from His [created] soul and made for you hearing and vision and hearts; little are you grateful.  [Surah As-Sajdah 32:7-9]. We hang out …


Extraterrestrial Life from Islamic Perspective

What are extraterrestrial life forms? Are there any verses in the Qur’an that hint at their existence? If they were to be discovered, what would that mean for human beings and their special relationship with God? Would these beings have the potential to be Muslims too, and to abide by the Qur’an and the Prophet’s teachings? With me to discuss is Dr. Shabir Ally, President of the Islamic Information & Dawah Centre, Toronto, Canada. Dr. Shabir, what would it mean for us if there were extraterrestrial life forms?


Electrosmog Amidst Shift of Ages

With the advent of industrialization, the ecosystem first became subjected to environmental pollution. Subsequently, the clean technological revolution saw a decrease in chemical pollution to the environment. Ironically, however, invisible electric pollution is on the rise and has created a new environmental worry – electrosmog. Electrosmog, however, isn’t as avoidable as other forms of environmental …

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:


Integrative Approach to Osteoporosis

Porous bones. That’s what the word osteoporosis means. We’ve come to associate it with the aged, especially women. Yet, osteoporosis affects men, women, even children, in all age groups. This decrease in bone density leads to bone fragility- they tend to break more easily! Most people believe that bones are static. That, once you physically ‘grow …

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