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Muslim scientists played a vital role in the emergence of modern science, yet today science in Islamic societies is in a poor state. How can they improve the performance of Islamic science and encourage innovation?
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Conservative traditions, rather than religious belief, seem to be the main barrier to modern science in Muslim countries, says David Dickson.
The number of female researchers in the Islamic world is above average, but this does not translate to the quality of their participation, says Athar Osama.
18 March 2013
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A Yemeni health researcher and pioneer of a network for Arab women scientists is one of five recipients of a global science award.
Members of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation have been criticised for failing to follow up on promises to improve the state of science.
25 February 2013