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UC Berkeley, UCLA, CU Boulder scientists collaborate to improve...

SHAFAQNA- UC Berkeley researchers are collaborating with scientists from UCLA, University of Colorado at Boulder and other institutions to arrive...
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Print-on-demand bone could quickly mend major injuries

SHAFAQNA- Print-on-demand bone could quickly mend major injuries By Jessica Boddy If you shatter a bone in the future, a 3D...

Roller Coaster Helps People Pass Kidney Stones; Study

SHAFAQNA- Doctors may have found an unconventional way to get rid of painful kidney stones — but it will cost...

VR technology may soon replace conference calls

SHAFAQNA- As technology continues its rapid advance, tech companies will have to come up with newer, better ways to streamline day-to-day...

Biomarkers of cognitive impairment found in HIV patients: Study

SHAFAQNA- Using reliable biomarkers, researchers have found a unique epigenetic footprint which offers them insight into how cognitive impairment in...

Body clock gene may help lethal spread of breast...

SHAFAQNA- By Linda Geddes Can the body’s circadian rhythms influence cancer? Shift workers are more prone to cancer, and now a...

Using sticky nanoparticles for cancer treatment

SHAFAQNA- Sticky nanoparticles that deliver drugs precisely to their targets—and then stay there—could play a crucial role in fighting...

Researchers Identify New Mechanism Controlling Brain Development

SHAFAQNA- Scientists have found that developing nerve cells are able to ‘feel’ their environment as they grow, helping them form...

Your tears are as unique (and beautiful) as snowflakes

SHAFAQNA- Do you know what your tears look like at a microscopic level? Dutch artist Maurice Mikkers does, and he's...

Tuberculosis can bequickly detected in developing countries

SHAFAQNA- Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the biggest scourges there is among infectious diseases, killing nearly 2 million people...

The world’s first soft-bodied robot is called ” Octopuses...

SHAFAQNA- Octopuses are notorious escape artists, able to squeeze and squish themselves into and around nearly any obstacle they...

Abnormal increase in hippocampal activity impairs memory and attention

SHAFAQNA- Neurons in the brain interact by sending each other chemical messages, so-called neurotransmitters. Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) is the most...

Cancer drug extracted from rainforest berries ‘destroys woman’s tumour’...

SHAFAQNA- An experimental cancer treatment based on rainforest berries has been successfully shown to destroy tumours in a matter of...

Islam and Modern Science

SHAFAQNA- A Lecture by Prof Sayyid Husain Nasr Bismillah hir Rahma nir Rahim First of all, let me begin by saying how...

Bits of plastic

SHAFAQNA- When we were young—and even now—when we wanted to scrub our faces we used besan and milk, crushed almonds...

Albert Einstein and the Theory of Relativity: The Collision...

SHAFAQNA- “Data was streaming, and then ‘bam’.” David Reitze, director of LIGO Laboratory, New York Times, Feb 11, 2015 “I was freaking out,”...

Harvesting fog in western Yemen – How Yemen fights...

SHAFAQNA - “God has given us the fog to quench our thirst,” says Umm Ali, mother of six, who lives...

Iranian scientist finds new method for curing cancer

SHAFAQNA - An Iranian scientist in Australia has found a new method for detecting cancer and curing it even at...

Iranian scientist awarded German prize

SHAFAQNA - An Iranian professor has received prestigious award Future Prize (Deutscher Zukunftspreis) jointly with a colleague in Bayer Pharma...

Iranians produce nanostructured self-cleaning fabrics

SHAFAQNA - Iranian researchers used nanoparticles to produce self-cleaning fabrics that have stable properties even after a few times of...

Radiomedicine to relieve cancer pain developed in Iran

SHAFAQNA - Researchers from Amirkabir University of Technology have produced and labeled scandium-47 radioisotope to relive pain and treat bone...

Knowing More About Halloween Asteroid

SHAFAQNA - Asteroid 2015 TB145 that was discovered on October 10 2015 flew slightly outside our moon's orbit. In celestial terms,...

Transboundary Water Crisis in the Middle East

SHAFAQNA - Approximately 40 per cent of the world’s population lives in river and lake basins that comprise two or more...

Researchers synthesize nanoparticles using pomegranate peel

SHAFAQNA - Researchers at Amirkabir University of Technology have found an eco-friendly method to synthesize silver nanoparticles using two natural...

Jabir ibn Hayyan; Scientist and Student

SHAFAQNA - Abu Musa Jabir ibn Hayyan is one of the most prominent Muslim scientists of the early Islamic period....

Islam: the most untapped opportunity in tech

SHAFAQNA - Muslims represent almost a quarter of the world’s population. A recent Deloitte study says Asia is home to...

Scientists devise new test that can find all human,...

SHAFAQNA- Thanks to a newly developed test, doctors can now diagnose virtually any virus known to infect people and animals,...

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