The Perfect Science Team

Woman in Lab (Credit: UMassAmherst/Flickr)The growing number of professional women scientists invites studies like the one conducted by Teresa Woodruff, a professor of Northwestern University’s McCormick School of Engineering, Medical Social Sciences.

Woodruff, with an international team of six other scientists, is analyzing publication records of nearly 4,000 male and female faculty members across the U.S. From this they can identify teams of scientists, and they are the first to create a repository of gender-based science teams, Woodruff said.

“We’re very interested in understanding how team science influences quality and quantity of science,” Woodruff said. By studying different teams of scientists, Woodruff and colleagues found that teams comprised of both men and women performed better than male-only teams. Continue reading

Allah loves you…

About Author: Anam Sagheer has studied Classical Islamic learning from Zainab Academy, Lahore. She is a pharmacist.

O ALLAH! you are my destination...“For Allah loves those who turn to Him constantly (in repentance)” [Surah Al Baqarah 2:222]

“For Allah loves those who keep themselves pure and clean.” [Surah Al Baqarah 2:222}

“For Allah loves those who do good” [Surah Ali ‘Imran 3:134]

“For Allah loves those who put their trust (in Him).” [Surah Ali ‘Imran 3:159]

“For Allah loves those who judge in equity.” [Surah Al Ma’idah 5:42]

“For Allah loves those who are fair (and just). [Surah Al Hujurat 49:9]

“For And Allah Loves those who are firm and steadfast (As-Sabirin (the patient)).” [Surah Ale Imran 3:146]

Here, I am writing some points, which would inspire women to consider that Allah loves her.

When she put love for Allah SWT as the foundation of every relationship, Allah SWT sort out and handles every worldly matter for her.

As she covered herself for the sake of Allah SWT, she found herself covered in Allah SWT’s rehmat (special mercy)…

She felt most awesome moments of her life, when she felt Allah’s mercy being showered over her while she was crying her heart out to Allah and she disconnected herself from this temporary world & connected to the most precious, most reliable, most beautiful bond, which she never wants to disconnect. Continue reading

Islamic traditions are appealing Islamic women from around the world

Islamic traditionsWealthy Islamic women from all over the world including Pakistan are increasingly showing a keen desire to learn and spread the true values of Islam. They are turning towards true Islamic dressings and routines.

“Recently there are a lot of young women coming to a very traditional Islam,” Maha Jehangir, a 30-year-old consultant told The Guardian. “There is a deep desire for learning.”

The Guardian has reported,

All the women working in the information technology division of the Bank of Punjab’s headquarters in the western Pakistani city of Lahore wear headscarves tightly wound around their cheeks and chin, framing their faces as they tap at their keyboards. A year or so ago not one covered their heads with the hijab.

Religious shift towards Islam showed acceleration in the past decade. More and more women are joining Islamic educational organizations. They show passion for Qur’anic studies and Arabic language, and take more part in Social Welfare works. They are of the opinion that Islamic education better gives answers to their questions. Continue reading

Caffeine affects the Estrogen level in young women; Research

Researchers have found that caffeine changes the levels of estrogens in younger women.

This research has been published online in February issue of The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

Researchers have worked on more than 250 women in the age range of 18-44 for one to three times a week over two menstrual cycles. They took blood samples along with information about other behaviors like eating, exercise and smoking. On average, they consumed one cup of coffee daily. Continue reading