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Muslim engineers develop prosthetic arm

Muslim Engineers Develop Prosthetic Arm Controlled by Brain

Two Pakistani Muslim engineers have recently developed a prosthetic arm for disabled people that can be controlled by giving commands via the brain, ProPakistani reports. The scientists, named Mohammad Awais and Anas Nazir, started working on bio-robotics during a university project. “Bionics was aimed at making a name for ourselves in the world of bio-robotics. …

Muslim PhD Student Emerges 3rd in Int’l Academic Competition

Muslim PhD Student Emerges 3rd in Int’l Academic Competition

A Nigerian hijabi Muslim Ph.D. student has emerged third in an international academic competition, winning recognition for breaking a major ground in the medical field, Legit reported. Misitura Lawal-Arowona, a Nigerian Ph.D. student in the department of chemistry, University of Ilorin, was participating alongside 21 other academics in an international conclave event in Chennai, India. …

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Muslim Scientist's New Tool Can 'Listen to Bacterial Communicate' to Curb Infections

A female Muslim nanotechnologist has revolutionized a new tool that can ‘listen to bacterial communication’ in a way that couldhelpcurb antibiotic resistance and accurately diagnose a group of diseases in a matter of seconds, Daily Mail reported. “The new technology used within my test is able to pick up bacteria and make a diagnosis within …

6 Andalusian Thinkers You Need to Know

6 Andalusian Thinkers You Need to Know

When we talk about Andalusia, we often immediately think about the Golden Ages of Islam, the glory of islamic civilization and how Al-Andalus was one of the most important keys in the history of the technological and scientific progress. Knowledge is power and searching after knowledge is an obligation in Islam. No progress could be …

Remembering 1,046 Years of Al-Biruni’s Contributions - About Islam

Remembering 1,046 Years of Al-Biruni’s Contributions

You will definitely find his contributions in many fields; in astronomy, astrology, physics, anthropology, biology, chemistry, comparative sociology, history, geography, geology, mathematics, psychology, philosophy, and theology. He’s Abu Raihan Al-Biruni who’s often regarded as one of the greatest Muslim scientists of the medieval ages. The Pakistani scholar Hakeem Mohammed Saeed wrote in his Al-Biruni: Commemorative …

Enduring Legacy of Medieval Islamic Medicine - About Islam

Enduring Legacy of Medieval Islamic Medicine

As a role model to young Muslim generations, Muslim and non-Muslim scholars during the era of of the Islamic Caliphate were known for their great achievements, enlightenment, elaborating the theories of the ancient Egyptians, Mesopotamians, Chinese, and Greeks. They made groundbreaking medical discoveries as Europe went through the Dark Ages. Those scholars enjoyed a wide-ranging …

Real Muslim Jafar was Science Advocate, Not Disney Villain - About Islam

Real Muslim Jafar was Science Advocate, Not Disney Villain

BAGHDAD – In a new step from the world’s largest cartoon conglomerate, Disney, to convert its masterpieces into live action movies, the American company released recent images from ‘Aladdin’ film with a new portrayal of the Muslim character ‘Jafar’ according to Forbes. In the 1990s Aladdin cartoon, Jafar, who’s based on a real person, was …

Meet This Hijabi Muslim Astrophysicist - About Islam

Meet This Hijabi Muslim Astrophysicist

Because of her achievement, Mutlu-Pakdil was named in the ‘2018 Ten Outstanding Young Persons of the World – Academic Leadership and Accomplishment’ Her work provides the first description of a double-ringed elliptical galaxy, challenging current theories and assumptions about how the universe works and how galaxies start and evolve ANKARA – Islam encourages its believers …

Medical Discovery News: Brilliant Muslim Contributions to Science - About Islam

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 …

These 3 Muslim Scientists Win L’Oréal-UNESCO Science Award - About Islam

These 3 Muslim Scientists Win L’Oréal-UNESCO Science Award

CAIRO – In recognition of their distinguished accomplishments in the field of pharmaceutics, three Egyptian female Muslim scientists have won the 2018 L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Award, Women of Egypt Mag reported. The L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science, which began 19 years ago, recognizes accomplished women researchers, to encourage more young women to enter …



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