- Capitalize on African biodiversity – H E Prof. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim FIAS
Artemisinin, ginkgolides, quinine, reserpine, scopolamine, paclitaxel. What do these molecules have in common? They are all extracted from plants and transformed into useful drugs, treating conditions including malaria, nausea, cancer and high blood pressure. None of the plants is from Africa.
Almost 60% of commercially available drugs ...
- Astana to host OIC Summit on Science and Technologies in September 2017
ASTANA. KAZINFORM In 2017, Astana will host the Summit on Science and Technologies of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, according to Majilis Speaker Nurlan Nigmatulin.
“We are always ready for cooperation with other countries in development of new technologies and innovations. ...
- The late Prof. Mustafa Doruk FIAS (Turkey)
It is with a sense of sadness and sorrow that the President and the Director General of the Islamic World Academy of Sciences (IAS) in Amman, Jordan, announce the passing away of the eminent Turkish scientist: Prof. Mustafa Doruk, Founding Fellow of the Islamic World Academy ...
- IAS 2012 Symposium Proceedings Online
IAS 2012 Conference Proceedings has recently been uploaded onto the IAS website <www.iasworld.org> under the section Recent Publications or directly http://www.iasworld.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Astana-Contents-Final.pdf.
Proceedings of the IAS Symposium on
“SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN THE MUSLIM
WORLD: ACHIEVEMENTS AND PROSPECTS,”
organised in Astana/ ...
- The Islamic Sciences In The Western World (Middle Ages-Renaissance) Exchanges, Transmission, Influence
Impact of Islamic studies on West explored in conference
By Rula Samain – Apr 25,2017