Articles (Biology)

A Brief History of the Banana
(Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition)

Most of us cannot imagine the world without the banana; it is one of the globe’s most favorite fruits. In 2019 alone, over 115 million tonnes of bananas were produced.

Viral Arts
(Life Sciences)

Viruses differ in types, but they also differ in their composition. Nevertheless, they all pass through the same phases when attacking a cell, or when looking for a host to reproduce.


Reflections on the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020: Are Champions Born or Made?
(Science and Sports)

Is achieving athletic excellence all about commitment to long hours of non-stop exercise? No, it is not.


Cardio Exercises and Heart Health
(Science and Sports)

Do you want your heart to love you? What about performing some cardiovascular exercises, also known as “Cardio”?


Look Who is Sensing!
(Woman and Child)

You may liken the womb to a dark cave of quiet water, and wonder how the five senses as we know them develop from the embryo stage until the baby is born.

When Death is Essential
(Good and Evil)

There are a lot of death forms inside our bodies as we live. This death, on the cellular level, is essential for life!


Cold Healing
(Health and the Human Body)

Cryosurgery is the use of extreme cold—nitrogen, carbon dioxide, Argon gas, and freeze sprays—to damage and inhibit the growth of abnormal cells and some tumor cells.


Is Fire Healing Possible?
(Fact and Myth)

The theory of healing with fire revolves around the preservation of the balance between hot and cold elements in the body; fire healers claim it surpasses eastern and western medicine.


The Story of the Senses
(Health and the Human Body)

As children, we were taught that we only have “five senses” to guide us through life; it turns out that what we were taught at school was inaccurate.


A Sugar Free World (2): How to Reduce Your Sugar Intake?
(Health and the Human Body)

Overcoming a sweet tooth is difficult, even for those having a strong will; research shows sugar tricks your brain to demand more and more sugar.


A Sugar Free World (1): The Dangers of Excess Sugar Intake
(Health and the Human Body)

"We consume too much sugar!" You must have heard this statement before; it is worth hearing over and over again.

Exercise Physiology and Dehydration
(Science and Sports)

When people work out during hot weather, they lose a lot of fluids; and here comes the role of exercise physiology.


Skincare Secrets (Part II: In Modern Times)
(Woman and Child)

While not everyone is super invested in taking care of their skin, there is at least one moisturizing cream in every household that are especially handy when our skin tends to get dry, especially after washing our hands.


What Happens to Our Bodies When We Eat Sushi?
(Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition)

Sushi, that unique Japanese delicacy that has become popular all over the world and is now one of many people's favorite meals; yet, I regert to inform you that it is not as healthy as you think.


Mind Reading
(Behavioral Sciences and Mental Health)

Science has a great history in studying the brain and trying to understand its secrets; however, it was not until the 1960s when scientists took the first step in reading ideas.

Using DNA for Data Storage
(Technology and Inventions)

With the highly accelerated rates of data, it is expected that data storage devices will not be able to cope with these rates, and an alternative must be found.

A Future Without Medication!
(The Past and the Future)

Between the past, the present, and the future, the pharmaceutical industry has witnessed and is still experiencing significant development; yet, can we dispense with medications in the future?


White or Blue?
(COVID-19 Pandemic)

Wearing masks has become mandatory in many situations; many wonder though: is it the white side or the blue side out? Of course, we are talking here about surgical masks.


Animal Epidemics
(Health and the Human Body)

When we hear the word “epidemic”, some epidemics that killed millions of people over time pop up in our minds, but have you ever thought about diseases that killed thousands of animals?


Life during COVID-19
(COVID-19 Pandemic)

COVID-19 has transformed people’s lives all over the world; it has illustrated how interconnected the world is. Even though borders exist on maps, the virus has shown that they are of no consequence in real life.


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