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Mombasa, Kenya

Chemistry Behind Fasting Endurance

A red bag of grain droops from his sheathed head as light sweat beads gently run down the ageing face of Hamisi bin Omar, a porter in Kenya’s Swahili port city of Mombasa.

Surging Organic Light-Emitting Diodes

Surging Organic Light-Emitting Diodes

Having an 80-inch-high-definition television that can be rolled up after turning off, digital newspaper that refreshes with breaking news and can be folded like a regular newspaper, or having a display monitor built into your clothing can be possible very soon with the help of a technology called Organic Light-emitting Diodes (OLEDs). Glowing wallpapers, flexible display …

Celebrating Al-Biruni

Celebrating Al-Biruni: A Muslim Genius and Polymath

Scientific developments didn’t come on a silver platter. It had taken men and women throughout the ages to create the innovations we benefit from today, with Muslim scientists being no less involved than others. One such renowned scholar was the great Persian scientist Aburayhan Al-Biruni. A distinguished Muslim medieval scientist, Al-Biruni rose to fame during …


Augmented Reality: Future is Here

It has been aptly described as one of the most exciting technologies around, and for good reasons too. Due to its intricate nature, many even claim it’s a technology for the future — or is it?

Strength in Numbers - Weak Hydrogen Bond (Part 2)

After reading the previous article, I pray that many of you may now comprehend the concept of the hydrogen bond, and the incredibly simple, yet profound process through which it arises. However, the hydrogen bond is a relatively weak bond. In fact, it is so weak that it is susceptible to changes in the surrounding environment …

Willowbrook Farm: Islamic Lifestyle Redefined

Willowbrook Farm: Islamic Lifestyle Redefined

Ruby and Lutfi are a married British Muslim couple who dreamt of a simple life that is close to nature. They wanted to create a pure and wholesome environment for their children, and to live in harmony with their beliefs and principles. In 2002 Allah (SWT) answered their prayers. They sold their family’s house in …

Marking the World Health Day (April 7)

Exercising Depression Away

While we all suffer the blues or down days now and then, a prolonged bout or persistent episodes of clinical depression are a whole other issue. Depression is hard not only on the depressed person but on everybody around him or her: family, friends, and even coworkers. As such, it can be one of the …

OIC Islamic Bank Launches $500M Science Fund

TUNIS – The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has launched a $500-million fund to strengthen science, technology, and innovation in the Muslim World, as announced in its 43rd annual meeting in Tunis, Tunisia. “The fund has great potential to create an innovation ecosystem in our Muslims countries. It’s not …

Miracles of Ultraviolet Rays for Human Health

Ultraviolet rays have recently been blamed for the high incidences of skin cancer across the globe. However, many people are not aware that ultraviolet rays also have some beneficial effects. It was in 1903 that the Nobel Prize for Medicine was awarded for the discovery of UV rays as an effective treatment for many ailments. …

Journal of Herbalist: Healing Lungs

Journal of Herbalist: Healing Lungs

Case: Sara came to me complaining of general low energy and digestive trouble. She exercised daily, did not drink sodas or coffee, ate balanced whole food meals, was following a special diet plan for her blood type, and took expensive mineral formulas. However, she did not feel as healthy as she “should be”. She did not …

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