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2017

Mobility for Refugees Wins $1M Hult Prize
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Mobility for Refugees Wins $1M Hult Prize

October 12th, 2017 | by MuslimScience
New York City: Four students of Pakistani American descent won the coveted $1m Hult Prize in New York City last month. They were handed over their award by former US President Bill Clinton. Recent graduates of the Rutgers...
A Pakistani Entrepreneur devises a novel walking aid to treat the Parkinson’s Freeze
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A Pakistani Entrepreneur devises a novel walking aid to treat the Parkinson’s Freeze

September 6th, 2017 | by MuslimScience
Neha Chaudhary, a 24 year old Pakistani has invented an award winning smart walking stick for people suffering from Parkinson’s disease. Intrigued by this invention, the Muslim Science team approached Neha to gain more insight...
Scientists at KAUST draw inspiration from insects for developing a liquid repellent material
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Scientists at KAUST draw inspiration from insects for developing a liquid repellent material

August 7th, 2017 | by MuslimScience
KAUST, Saudi Arabia – 30 July, 2017 A group of scientists at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) have developed an environmentally friendly omni-phobic (liquid repellent) material, it was learnt today....
Middle East’s first synchrotron heralds a new era of Scientific Advancement
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Middle East’s first synchrotron heralds a new era of Scientific Advancement

August 4th, 2017 | by MuslimScience
Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East, also known as SESAME, is a collaborative project for scientific research and discovery between Jordan, Cyprus, Bahrain, Egypt, Pakistan, Iran,...
Smart windows could save energy
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Smart windows could save energy

February 17th, 2015 | by MuslimScience
Smart windows could save energy Tiny droplets sandwiched between glass panes turn cloudy when it’s hot outside; this filter out some warming sunlight BY SID PERKIN At temperatures above 32 °C (90 °F), a new “smart window”...
Glucose Meter for Diabetes Patients
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Glucose Meter for Diabetes Patients

January 15th, 2015 | by MuslimScience
Glucose Meter for Diabetes Patients San Diego, CA. Jan. 14, 2015 Nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) have tested a temporary tattoo that both extracts and measures the level of glucose in the fluid in...
Plan9 – Bringing Ideas to Life
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Plan9 – Bringing Ideas to Life

March 21st, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Areej Mehdi Entrepreneurship can be a lonely, dark place. For Pakistani tech entrepreneurs, that seems to be literally true (what with power shortage amounting to 12 hours a day sometimes). Pitted against this lack of funds,...