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2017

Pakistani students win a silver medal at the iGEM World Championship
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Pakistani students win a silver medal at the iGEM World Championship

November 30th, 2017 | by MuslimScience
Boston,USA: A team of twelve undergraduate students from the Institute of Integrative Biosciences, CECOS University, Peshawar won a silver medal at this year’s International Genetically Engineered Machines (iGEM) competition...
Can science help improve food security?
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Can science help improve food security?

September 23rd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
by Lazarus Sauti     This humble pen picked from Jan Piotrowski, specialist in science and technology issues, says food security is an issue that touches all aspects of the sustainable development agenda, from agriculture and...
Food security and the UAE’s Midas touch
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Food security and the UAE’s Midas touch

September 16th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
The legend of King Midas is used to show the folly of valuing one form of riches to the exclusion of others. When Dionysus granted Midas his wish that everything he touched turned to gold, the king soon discovered that everything...
Global Food Security Index 2014
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Global Food Security Index 2014

September 15th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
Food security has slowly, but markedly improved during the past year. Approximately 842m people today are estimated to be experiencing chronic hunger, down from 868m a year ago—an almost 3% decline. This caps a quarter of a...
Traditional Farming Practices for Enhanced Food Security
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Traditional Farming Practices for Enhanced Food Security

September 2nd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Chika Ezeanya Ph.D. The current definition of food security explains the concept as, the availability of food to individuals within national boundaries. That definition in some way, mandates governments to encourage...
GMOs and food security in the Islamic world
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GMOs and food security in the Islamic world

September 2nd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Sameh Soror Humankind is facing big challenges in the form of Energy, water, poverty, education etc. The first millennium development goal (MDGs) as identified by the UN , was eradicating extreme poverty and hunger. To...
Changing Dynamics of Food Security
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Changing Dynamics of Food Security

September 2nd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
by Fatimah Mohamed Arshad Divides in Muslim World The World Summit on Food Security (1996), defines food security as “when all people at all times have access to sufficient, safe, nutritious food to maintain a healthy and...
A Red Alert for Yellow Rust
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A Red Alert for Yellow Rust

September 2nd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Paula Hammond It may look harmless – pretty even – but in the wheat belt that stretches from Morocco to Turkey, it’s a sign of ruined crops and dashed hopes. It’s known as yellow rust, but to farmers in the...
Food Security in the Muslim World
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Food Security in the Muslim World

September 2nd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
Welcome to Muslim-Science.com’s exciting issue on “Science & Food Security in the Muslim World.” According to WHO, food security is “when all people at all times have access to sufficient, safe, nutritious food to...