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Uzbekistan to build first solar power plant

Source : Brecorder.com / 27 Nov 2013

Uzbekistan will be the first Central Asian country to build a solar power plant in a bid to develop clean energy in the region, the head of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said.

"Earlier this week ADB's board of directors approved a loan of more than $110 million to finance construction of the facility," bank president Takehiko Nakao said.

 

Islamabad to Have Science Museum Soon

By Daily Times / 8 Oct 2013

The Pakistan Science Museum will be established at Shakarparian for promotion of research in the country.

Summary for approval had been submitted to the Ministry of Science and Technology, while allocation of land by the Capital Development Authority (CDA) is under way, an official said.

The PSF will sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the University of Rome, National Science Foundation, Turkish Academy of Sciences and ECO- Institute of Environmental S&T Iran for collaboration.

 

Genetic chains: Alarming new study of Monsanto feed on pigs

By : William Engdahl | RT | 22 Jun 2013

UK Environment officials praise GMO crops as ‘safer than conventional’ ones, but a recent study reveals more sobering evidence that the world urgently needs to ask fundamental safety questions about genetic engineering of the human food chain.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Holy Quran and Modern Science

Source : Quranreading.com / 1 Mar 2013

We are living in the age of computers, laser surgeries, advanced medical treatments, and cloning! In today’s world of constant scientifically groundbreaking discoveries, how can we accept that Allah’s revelation, The Quran, did not reveal this all before? Believing the entire world to be created by God Himself, the Qur’an revealed 1400 years ago contains 1000 verses of scientific knowledge, and none of them contradicting with today’s scientific facts and discoveries.

 

Childhood TV addicts more likely to commit crime

 

By AFP / 20 Feb 2013

Children who watch excessive amounts of television are more likely to have criminal convictions and show aggressive personality traits as adults, a New Zealand study has found.

The University of Otago study tracked the viewing habits of about 1,000 children born in the early 1970s from when they were aged five to 15, then followed up when the subjects were 26 years old to assess potential impacts.

 

Alcohol - dangerous Enemy

By Agencies / 12 Feb 2013

Allah the all mighty forbade all those things which are harmful for humans. In islam its forbidden to drink alcoholic beverages.

These days drinking alcohol is very common, people who drink, forget that thay are playing with their lives as alcohol is very dangerous and cause alot of problems.

 

Scientific opportunity in the Muslim world

By Beryl Benderly / 28 Jan 2013

Some time back, Science Careers reported on the push by Qatar, the tiny but hugely wealthy Persian Gulf emirate, to achieve scientific eminence. In that article we also noted the similarly vigorous ambitions of Qatar’s nearby and equally mega-rich neighbor, Saudi Arabia, to do likewise. And we mentioned how these efforts can spell real opportunity for scientists around the world who are willing and able to live and work in technologically advanced but socially conservative Muslim countries.

 
 

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