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  • Muslims In Islamic Civilizations
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    Islam and Science The 6th century Islamic empire inherited the scientific tradition of late antiquity. They preserved it, elaborated it, and finally, passed it to Europe (Science: The Islamic Legacy 3). At this early date, the Islamic dynasty of the Umayyad's showed a great interest in science. The Dark Ages for Europeans were centuries of philosophical and scientific discovery and development for Muslim scholars. The Arabs at the time assimilated the ancient wisdom of Persia and the classical h...
  • Admixture Of Medical Science And Religion
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    The admixture of medical science and religion has changed throughout the centuries from cooperative to antagonistic. In the seventeenth century, God was seen in relationship to nature, and medical science operated within religious beliefs. In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, signs of the impending separation of medicine and religion were seen. Now it seems that the separation between medicine and religion is clear cut and distinct, each reflecting its own practices. But is it true that m...
  • Medicine In The Elizabethan Era
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    The Elizabethan Era Medicine and Alchemy The medicinal practices and problems of the Elizabethan Era were very important to the people, although they are very different from those of today. There were many different beliefs and diseases, like the Plague. Medicine was not an exact science and was related to Alchemy (Chemistry). Here, some of the many practices and beliefs of the Elizabethan Era will be discussed. One of the most widely known and important of the beliefs was the humours. It was be...
  • Sagan's Book The Demon Haunted World
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    Theme of The Demon-Haunted World Books that promote pseudoscience are often popular and profitable. Much less marketable are those books which promote skepticism (Nickell 106). The underlying theme in the first part of Carl Sagan's book The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark is that there can be overwhelming harmful effects if science is not used as a way to observe that which is not completely understood. This means that people should study everything objectively and let popul...
  • Doctor Paul Ehrlich
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    The German bacteriologist Paul Ehrlich made important advances to the world of medicine. He is best remembered for his development of the arsenic compound number 606, which was used as a treatment of syphilis. As a Nobel Prize Winner and an honored scientist, fellow scientists and doctors praise Paul Ehrlich for his contributions. Ehrlich led a wonderful and intriguing life, which is greatly admired. Paul Ehrlich was born on March 14, 1854 in Strehlen Prussia. He was the son of a prosperous Jewi...
  • Common In The Middle Ages
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    Learning is a continuing process and through new discoveries and invention we broaden our horizon of knowledge everyday. Throughout history man has illuminated the world with art, science, and philosophy and has also acquired abilities to invent and discover, various tools for its survival. One of the most powerful discoveries ever made is the knowledge of medicine. Though history of medicine can be traced back to the primitive age, medicine as a specialized field of study did not exit before th...
  • Nuclear Medicine Science For My Research Topic
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    Introduction Nuclear medicine is the application of radioactive materials to the diagnosis and management of disease in humans. It is primarily a diagnostic specialty and one of the most challenging and exciting branches of medicine. Nuclear medicine has recently celebrated the 100th anniversary of its first introduction to the medical world. In this note, I will highlight some of the significant developments that have been introduced to the world of medicine by this newly born science. Backgrou...
  • Medicine For Mathematics And Physical Science
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    Scientist Biographical Essay, Galileo Galileo, Italian physicist and astronomer, was born at Pisa February 15, 1564 and died at Arcetri, near Florence, January 8, 1642. In 1581 he entered the University of Pisa to study medicine and the Aristotelian philosophy, but soon abandoned medicine for mathematics and physical science. In 1585 he left the university and went to Florence to study under Ot ilio Ricci. He was professor of mathematics at Pisa 1589-91, and at Padua 1592-1610, lecturing there t...

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