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Science & Environment

Evacuation Ordered as Melting Ice Cracks Beneath Arctic Research Station

By Jacob Chamberlain | Agencies | 27 May 2013

A Russian Arctic research station has been forced to evacuate following the discovery that the ice was melting beneath it.

The Russian Arctic research station was expected to last until September, depending on usual ice melting patterns. However, the ice floe on which the research station sat began melting at a faster rate than expected.

 

Why a Scientist Believes in God?

Source : Missionislam.com / 14 May 2013

This article of Mr A. Cressy Morrison, former President of the New York Academy of Sciences, first appeared in the "Reader's Digest" (January 1948); then on recommendation of Professor C. A. Coulson, F. R.S., Professor of Mathematics at Oxford University, was republished in the "Reader's Digest" November 1960 - It shows how science compels the scientists to admit to the essential need of Supreme Creator.

 

How Islamic Inventors Changed the World

By Paul Vallely / 29 Apr 2013 

From coffee to cheques and the three-course meal, the Muslim world has given us many innovations that we in the West take for granted. Here are 20 of their most influential innovations:

 

Royal turtle: World’s second oldest animal dies in Cairo at age 280

Source : Al Arabiya / 26 Apr 2013

A turtle considered to be the second oldest animal in the world died this week in Egypt’s Giza Zoo at the age of 280, a local newspaper reported Thursday.

King Farouk, who became the ruler of Egypt in 1936, dedicated the ancient turtle to the zoo, reported the privately owned daily Youm 7.

 

Dubai's new hospital a green light for energy efficiency

By Vesela Todorova / 11 Apr 2013

It’s the medical facility that saves the environment as it saves lives – the UAE’s first green hospital was launched in Dubai yesterday.

Not only does the MedHealth Medical Centre, located in Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), feature a paperless system where patient records are maintained electronically, it is housed in a building designed to be energy and water efficient.

 

Is Islam in Conflict with Science?

By Sumayyah Meehan / 30 Mar 2013

{He gives wisdom to whom He wills, and whoever has been given wisdom has certainly been given much good. And none will remember except those of understanding.}(Quran 2: 269)

Upon waking up in the morning, most of us are creatures of habit.

Before you can even rub the sleep out of your eyes, you’ve got a plan to start your day.

 

Environmental Protection in Islam

Source : Islamreligion.com / 22 Mar 2013

Allah has created everything in this universe in due proportion and measure both quantitatively and qualitatively.  Allah has declared in the Quran:

“Verily, all things have We created by measure”(Quran 54:49)

“…Everything to Him is measured.”(Quran 13:8)

 

Camels, well known in Arctic circles

By Matt Kwong / 16 Mar 2013

Everyone knows the camel as the ship of the desert - but new research is pointing towards its ancient ancestors actually being far more used to the cold of the north Canadian forests and the fat in the hump was essential for surviving in such a harsh climate, as Matt Kwong reports.

Think of camels, and the chances are that the image you conjure up is of magnificent, if surly, beasts trudging steadily across a sweltering desert dune. They are, in the minds of most people, inextricably connected with some of the hottest places on Earth.

 

Earth Hurtling Towards Temperatures Not Seen in 11,000 Years

By Andrea Germanos | Agencies | 11 Mar 2013

"Under all plausible greenhouse gas emission scenarios," the world is on track to surpass temperatures not seen since the dawn of civilization, according to new research.

 

Scientific facts in the Holy Quran

Source : Onereason.org / 9 Mar 2013

“In the creation of the heavens and the earth, and the alternation of night and day, there are signs for people with intelligence”[Quran 3:190]

INTRODUCTION

Ever since the dawn of mankind, we have sought to understand nature and our place in it. In this quest for our purpose of life many people have turned to religion. Most religions are based on books claimed by their followers to be divinely inspired, without any proof.  Islam is different because it is based upon reason and proof.

 
 

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