The Qur’an encourages people towards scientific research:.

“And whoso brings the truth and believes therein such are the dutiful.” (Quran, 39:33)

“My Lord! Enrich me with knowledge..” (Quran, 20:114)

Prophet Muhammadṣallallāhu 'alayhi wa sallam (peace and blessings of Allāh be upon him) said, “There are two blessings which many people lose: health and free time for doing good.” [Sahih Bukhari]