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The Genetic Structure Of The World’s First Farmers

By   /  Tue 9 Ramadan 1440AH 14-5-2019AD  /  S.T.E.A.M.  /  No Comments

  Iosif Lazaridis, Dani Nadel, Gary Rollefson, Deborah C. Merrett, Nadin Rohland, Swapan Mallick, Daniel Fernandes, Mario Novak, Beatriz Gamarra, Kendra Sirak, Sarah Connell, Kristin Stewardson, Eadaoin Harney, Qiaomei Fu, Gloria Gonzalez-Fortes, Songül Alpaslan Roodenberg, György Lengyel, Fanny Bocquentin, Boris Gasparian, Janet M. Monge, Michael Gregg, Vered Eshed, Ahuva-Sivan Mizrahi, Christopher Meiklejohn, Fokke Gerritsen, Luminita […]

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Hubble Measurements Confirm There’s Something Weird About How The Universe is Expanding

By   /  Tue 25 Shaban 1440AH 30-4-2019AD  /  S.T.E.A.M.  /  No Comments

New results from the Hubble Space Telescope have deepened one of the biggest mysteries in astronomy. Astronomers know that the Universe is expanding, and the expansion is accelerating. Sometimes you’ll hear news stories claim that the Universe is expanding “faster than we thought.” But that’s not quite what’s going on. The rate of the expansion, […]

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What Is Genetic Modification?

By   /  Wed 15 Jumada Al Akhira 1440AH 20-2-2019AD  /  S.T.E.A.M.  /  No Comments

By Rachel Ross, Live Science Contributor | February 1, 2019 12:25pm ET The first genetically engineered food on the market was the Flavr Savr tomato. Credit: Shutterstock Genetic modification is the process of altering the genetic makeup of an organism. This has been done indirectly for thousands of years by controlled, or selective, breeding of […]

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What Is Quantum Entanglement?

By   /  Wed 26 Rabi Al Thani 1440AH 2-1-2019AD  /  S.T.E.A.M.  /  No Comments

Have you ever tried to solve a mystery of the universe? The task seems rather daunting, but there are plenty of scientists and researchers that have spent their lives trying to find answers to the most paradoxical questions of existence. Einstein is credited with unraveling some of these fantastic mysteries, but there is one strange […]

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Imhotep

By   /  Sun 17 Rabi Al Awwal 1440AH 25-11-2018AD  /  S.T.E.A.M.  /  No Comments

  by Joshua J. Mark published on 16 February 2016 Imhotep (Greek name, Imouthes, c. 2667-2600 BCE) was an Egyptian polymath (a person expert in many areas of learning) best known as the architect of King Djoser’s Step Pyramid at Saqqara. His name means “He Who Comes in Peace” and he is the only Egyptian […]

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Thomas W. Stewart

By   /  Sun 17 Rabi Al Awwal 1440AH 25-11-2018AD  /  S.T.E.A.M.  /  No Comments

Thomas W. Stewart was an American inventor who made improvements to the mop and invented the railroad indicator and a metal bending machine, according to About.com. Stewart was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan in 1823. Stewart was one of the first African-Americans to be awarded a patent. Thomas Stewart’s first invention was a station and street […]

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Benjamin Banneker Bey

By   /  Sun 26 Safar 1440AH 4-11-2018AD  /  S.T.E.A.M.  /  No Comments

March 11, 2012/8 Comments/in Inventors, Male Inventors, Others /by Gaius Chamberlain Benjamin Banneker was born in 1731 just outside of Baltimore, Maryland, the son of a slave. His grandfather had been a member of a royal family in Africa and was wise in agricultural endeavors.His father, Robert, was an African slave who purchased his freedom […]

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George Carruthers

By   /  Sun 26 Safar 1440AH 4-11-2018AD  /  S.T.E.A.M.  /  No Comments

George Carruthers November 26, 2012/2 Comments/in Inventors, Male Inventors, Others /by Gaius Chamberlain Often, greatness is determined by the times in which one finds oneself. For George Carruthers, growing up in the earliest stages of the space race, he like most other boys was fascinated with space travel. Unlike most of those boys, he would […]

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Patricia Bath

By   /  Sun 26 Safar 1440AH 4-11-2018AD  /  S.T.E.A.M.  /  No Comments

November 26, 2012/5 Comments/in Female Inventors, Inventors, Others /by Gaius Chamberlain When Patricia Era Bath was born on November 4, 1942, she could have succumbed to the pressures and stresses associated with growing up in Harlem, New York. With the uncertainty present because of World War II and the challenges for members of Black communities […]

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How Islamic Inventors Changed the World

By   /  Wed 15 Safar 1440AH 24-10-2018AD  /  S.T.E.A.M.  /  No Comments

How Islamic inventors changed the world From coffee to cheques and the three-course meal, the Muslim world has given us many innovations that we take for granted in daily life. As a new exhibition opens, Paul Vallely nominates 20 of the most influential- and identifies the men of genius behind them Saturday 11 March 2006 […]

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