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Pakistani teen a recognized scientist now: Shaheer Niazi

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Muhammad Shaheer Niazi’s a recognized scientist at the age of 17 for his research on electric honeycomb recently published in Royal Society Open Science journal. The high school student from Lahore succeeded to photograph the movement of ions responsible for honeycomb also recording the heat found on the surface of oil for the first time. […]…Read More

Pakistani scientist found plastic eating fungus to combat garbage problem

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Plastic eating fungus has been found in garbage dump of Islamabad, Pakistan claimed researchers. Researchers have found a species of fungus, known as Aspergillus tubingensis that feed off of plastic. This fungus can grow on plastic itself and breaks down the bonds between the molecules to pull them apart to degrade. Scientist is of the view […]…Read More

Pakistani Soil Scientist brings Laurels to the Country

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article image A distinguished soil scientist of Pakistan, Dr. Abdul Rashid, has brought laurels to the country by receiving the prestigious J. Benton Jones Award at 15th International Symposium on Soil and Plant Analysis held in Nanjing, China on 14­-18 May, 2017.  This Award is conferred biennially by the Soil and Plant Analysis Council of USA to […]…Read More

Pak US scientist facilitated on cancer discovery

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article image MONITORING REPORT ISB: Pakistan’s ambassador to the US, Jalil Abbas Jilani, facilitated Pakistan-American scientist Nergis Mavalvala for her outstanding achievement in the field of astrophysics. Mavalvala is Curtis and Kathleen Marble Professor of Astrophysics and Associate Department Head of Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), US. She was part of an international team of scientists who have detected gravitational waves, inaugurating a new and historic era…Read More

Young Pak scientist takes part in discovery of gravitational waves

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: After Pakistan-born scientist Dr Nergis Mavalvala made waves for being a member of the team of scientists that discovered gravitational waves (ripples in space and time hypothesised by physicist Albert Einstein a century ago), it has emerged another Pakistani was also part of the team. Imran Khan from Peshawar has been known to have worked with a team of scientists at Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) that recorded gravitational waves for…Read More

Pak scientist develops device to enable early cancer detection

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article image MONITORING REPORT ISB: A Pakistani electrical engineer based in the US has developed a device that helps in detecting cancer early, which is one of the biggest factors in successfully fighting the fatal disease. Samir Iqbal, an associate professor in the Electrical Engineering Department at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA), detailed his team’s results in a recent Nature Scientific Reports paper called "Effects of Nanotexture on Electrical Profiling of Single Tumor…Read More

Young Pak scientist takes part in discovery of gravitational waves

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: After Pakistan-born scientist Dr Nergis Mavalvala made waves for being a member of the team of scientists that discovered gravitational waves (ripples in space and time hypothesised by physicist Albert Einstein a century ago), it has emerged another Pakistani was also part of the team. Imran Khan from Peshawar has been known to have worked with a team of scientists at Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) that recorded gravitational waves for the…Read More

Young Pak scientist takes part in discovery of gravitational waves

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: After Pakistan-born scientist Dr Nergis Mavalvala made waves for being a member of the team of scientists that discovered gravitational waves (ripples in space and time hypothesised by physicist Albert Einstein a century ago), it has emerged another Pakistani was also part of the team. Imran Khan from Peshawar has been known to have worked with a team of scientists at Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) that recorded gravitational waves for…Read More

Research paper: Literary contributions of Pak scientist

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The contributions of five famous Pakistani scientists in the field of literature is identified in the research paper of Imran Akhtar of Bahauddin Zakariya University, titled: "Pakistan ke namwar sciencedano ki adabi khidmat". The researcher has named about a dozen personalities but has reserved separate chapters for Dr. Salimuzzaman Siddiqui, Dr. Abdus Salam, and Dr. Anwar Nasim. The relation of science and culture is found back in Sparta and Athens,…Read More