Day: March 2, 2022

Al-Zahrawi: The father of modern surgery

Abu Qasim Khalaf Ibn Abbas Al-Zahrawi, known in the West as Albucasis or Zahravius, was born in 936 AD in Al-Zahra’, a suburb, six miles northwest of Cordoba, the capital of Muslim Spain (Al-Andalus). His ancestors were from the Ansar tribe of Madinah who came with the Muslim armies which conquered and lived in Spain…....

Innovative Solutions And Inventions

Greening the steel industry When companies burn coal to produce steel, they spew carbon dioxide into the atmosphere—an estimated seven to nine per cent of all direct emissions from fossil fuels. That’s 2.6 gigatonnes of carbon dioxide—more than the combined mass of all animals on Earth. But one Swedish steel company has figured out how…...