Figure 1: Pincers devised by al-Razi to grasp vesical stones (see below reference  for the source).
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In this study, we present a brief commentary on four books written by Muslim physicians and medical authors...
Pericardial Pathology 900 Years Ago: A Study and Translations from an Arabic Medical TextbookLEARN MORE
This is a study and translation of the section on pericarditis in Kitab al-taysir fi al-mudawat wa-'l-tadbir...
Figure 1: A timeline graph showing the thousand years missing history. (Courtesy of The Foundation for Science, Technology, and Civilization).
The Missing Link in the History of UrologyLEARN MORE
With few exceptions, most of the current publications on history of urology still ignore the scientific and...
Figure 1: Front cover of Egyptology: The Missing Millennium. Ancient Egypt in Medieval Arabic Writings by Okasha El Daly (London: UCL Press, 2005).
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Egyptology: The Missing Millennium published by Okasha El Daly is an invaluable resource showing the extent...
Figure 1: A sphere circumscribed in a cylinder: the sphere has two thirds of the volume and surface area of the circumscribing cylinder.
The Volume of the Sphere in Arabic Mathematics: Historical and Analytical SurveyLEARN MORE
The following article focuses on the cubic measure of the volume of the sphere in Arabic mathematics. After a...
Figure 1: Front covers of two recently published books on the scientific legacy of the Islamic tradition and its impact on modern science: Aladdin's Lamp: How Greek Science Came to Europe Through the Islamic World by John Freely (Knopf, 2009) and Science and Islam: A History by Ehsan Masood (Icon Books, 2009).
Shining light upon lightLEARN MORE
Two science histories dissect the transfer of knowledge between the Greco–Islamic and European civilizations...