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Therapeutic Cloning Advances in the Muslim World

Far more than just copying cells for the purpose of duplicating human beings, cloning technologies are leading to exciting medical applications. Continuing the discussion of Part 1, this article explores therapeutic cloning advances in the Muslim World.

Hospitals in Islamic History - About Islam

Hospitals in Islamic History

The capital of the Islamic caliphate empire kept changing from one dynasty to another. In each capital, an important medical center developed. Thus, by the end of the 13th century, there were many medical centers spread throughout the Islamic world. As this is an expansive subject in history, Space does not allow the description of …

Healing Colors

Healing Colors of Prayers

Both the Qur’an and Hadith contain descriptions of paradise as green.{These it is for whom are gardens of perpetuity beneath which rivers flow; ornaments shall be given to them therein of bracelets of gold, and they shall wear green robes of fine silk and thick silk brocade interwoven with gold, reclining therein on raised couches; …

Uzbekistan Solar Oven Distance

World's 2nd Largest Solar Furnace in Muslim Lands

The solar power is an important source of renewable energy. Its technologies are either passive solar or active solar. In fact, these categories of solar technologies depend on how they capture and distribute solar energy or convert it into solar power. Solar furnacesare one of these solar technologies which use concentrated solar power to produce …

Glassmaking

Featureless & Invisible: Why Is Glass Transparent?

Glassis a non-crystallineamorphous solidthat is often transparent and has widespread practical, technological, and decorative usage. For example,windowpanes,tableware, andoptoelectronics. The most familiar and the oldest types of glass are “silicate glasses”. Their primary constituent is the chemical compoundsilica(silicon dioxide, orquartz) which also forms sand. Many applications of silicate glasses derive from their opticaltransparency, giving rise to …

World Religions

Future of World Religions in 2050

What do you need to know about the future of world religions?By 2050, the number of Muslims around the world will nearly equal the number of Christians. That’s since Islam will grow faster than any other major world religion. This video shows the future statistics of adherents to the world religions in 2050. Populations can …

Scientific Enterprise

Scientific Enterprise in Pre-modern Muslim World

Dr. Asad Ahmed is an associate professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies in the department of Near Eastern Studies at the University of California, Berkeley in the USA. Ahmed specializes in early Islamic social history and pre-modern Islamic intellectual history. He holdsa special focus on the rationalist disciplines, such as philosophy, logic, and astronomy. His …

Foresight

You Don't Change, You Don't Exist

Did you think in 1998 that just threeyears later you would never take pictures on paper film again? At that time, Kodak had 170,000 employees and sold 85% of all photo paper worldwide. Within just a few years, their business model disappeared and they went bankrupt. What happened to Kodak will happen in a lot …

Science Policies

Policies of Science in the Islamic World

Science policies areconcerned with the allocation of resources for the conduct of science towards a better society. This conceptincludes science funding, scientific careers, scientific applications,competitiveness, and economic development. Science policy focuses on knowledge production and the role of knowledge networks, collaborations and the complex distributions of expertise, equipment and know-how. Understanding the processes and organizational …



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