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Saudi Arabia to build world’s tallest tower, reaching 1 kilometer into the sky

  By Daisy Carrington, for CNN (CNN) — Dubai, long champion of all things biggest, longest and most expensive, will soon have some competition from neighboring Saudi Arabia. Dubai’s iconic…

First international Holy Qur’an and Science Conference in Toronto Today

And if all the trees that are in the earth were pens, and the ocean were ink, with seven oceans swelling it thereafter, the words of Allah would not be…

Iran promoting ‘Islamic Nobel Prize’ for science and technology

(by Rodolfo Calò) (ANSAmed) – TEHRAN - The presentation of what has been dubbed the ‘Islamic Nobel Prize’ for science and technology was held on Monday in the Iranian capital’s…

Marriage is healthy for the heart — study

AFP | Mar 29, 2014 | 23:03 inShare WASHINGTON – Being married makes for a healthy heart, while being divorced or widowed is linked to higher rates of cardiovascular disease,…

Study to test ‘chocolate’ pills for heart health

AP | Mar 17, 2014 | 22:59 In this April 6, 2004 file photo, a worker collects sun-dried cocoa beans to be put into sacks for export in Guiglo, Ivory…

Why Muslims Aren’t Organ Donors

By News Staff | March 14th 2014  A survey conducted by researchers from the University of Chicago’s Program on Medicine and Religion delves into the relationship between attitudes toward organ donation and the…

What do we really need the Moon for?

See an hour long BBC video by clicking here Additional Reading Moon: Does it have a purpose? The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Mathematics in the Natural Sciences…

A Whole New Way To Think About Stress That Changes Everything We’ve Been Taught

Upworthy: by Alana Karsch — I’m totally gonna summarize this video for you: It’s not stress that’s making you sicker, it’s stressing out about stress being stressful that’s actually the…

Jet Lag, Late Nights, And Naps Disrupt Gene Function, New Study Shows

Forbes: by Melanie Haiken —   Business travelers, shift workers, college students, and overworked tech workers, beware. Unusual sleep patterns, particularly sleeping during the day and staying up late at night,…

According to Scientists, This is The Most Relaxing Tune Ever Recorded

Daily Health Post — Richard Talbot, from Marconi Union, was fascinated to work with a therapist to learn how and why certain sounds affect people’s mood. Though he always knew…

The smallest spacecraft in orbit

Source: BBC A swarm of 100 tiny satellites is poised to launch into orbit, owned by schoolchildren and space enthusiasts. Richard Hollingham finds out what it took to make these…

Brains of elderly slow because they know so much

The Telegraph: by Sarah Knapton —  The brains of older people only appear to slow down because they have so much information to compute, much like a full-up hard drive,…

Reversing Aging: Not as Crazy as You Think

Time: by Alice Park — What makes cells age? Wear and tear, yes. But biologically, says, Dr. David Sinclair, professor of genetics at Harvard Medical School, it’s lack of oxygen…

Indonesia- Health insurance to cover all Indonesians

System is expected to be the world’s largest with 247 million covered by 2019, The Straits Times : The scheme will assure lower-income Indonesians such as Mr Paimin of free…

Intermittent fasting: The good things it did to my body

BBC: Many of the changes in my body when I took part in the clinical trial of an intermittent fasting diet, were no surprise. Eating very little for five days…

China becomes third country to land on moon

Epigraph: He (Allah) it is Who made the sun radiate a brilliant light and the moon reflect a lustre, and ordained for it stages, that you might know the number of…

Happiness and Laughter Are Natural Immune Boosters

Source: Mercola.com There are many studies supporting the belief that people with an upbeat and positive perspective tend to be healthier and enjoy longer lives. For example, in one study,1…

When Einstein Met Tagore

Source: Brainpickings by Maria Popova   Collision and convergence in Truth and Beauty at the intersection of science and spirituality.   EINSTEIN: Do you believe in the Divine as isolated from…

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