In many countries with large Muslim populations the pendulum of power is swinging away from secular (but mostly undemocratic) government back to where it was for many centuries: to Islamist regimes, and Islamic law. What does this mean for Muslim scientists and science? For a very long time, Muslim states have scored badly on measures of science and technology. Will things be any better or worse under the new Islamist governments?
Nature ‘Special’ Contents:
THE ISLAMIC WORLD (Interactive World Map)
WHAT DO YOU THINK?
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Continued at “Islam and science: ‘Nature’ journal special (Open Access/Free)“
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