Articles (Scientists)

The Age of Cyborgs
(Technology and Inventions)

What is it like to be a cyborg? How will that affect our lives both positively and negatively?


All You Need to Know about Ramsay Hunt Syndrome
(Health and the Human Body)

With a half smile and an unblinking eye, Canadian pop star Justin Bieber a few days ago announced that he was diagnosed with Ramsay Hunt Syndrome. What is it?


Modified Zipper Method: New Hope for Guillain–Barré Syndrome Patients
(Health and the Human Body)

Guillain–Barré Syndrome is a debilitating postinfectious autoimmune disorder that impairs the Peripheral Nervous System neurons.


The Golden Age of Islam: Glimpses of Scientific Discovery and Invention (Cairo – Sicily)
(Scientists and Inventors)

This article gives glimpses of scientific discoveries and inventions by scientists in Cairo and Sicily during the Golden Age of Islam.


The Golden Age of Islam: Glimpses of Scientific Discovery and Invention (Khwarazm – Baghdad – Kufa)
(Scientists and Inventors)

The article gives glimpses of scientific discoveries and inventions of Khwarazm, Baghdad and Kufa's scientists during the Golden Age of Islam.


The Biggest Health Risks in Space
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Since people began travelling in space, many people have been dreaming about it; however, it have negative effects on the human body.

Astronomy of the Arabs
(Scientists and Inventors)

With the dawn of Islam and the commandment of prayer and fasting, it became a necessity to determine the directions and the new moons.


Maria Montessori and the Development of Young Minds
(Scientists and Inventors)

The Montessori Method dates back to more than one-hundred years ago, when Dr. Montessori gave the world an educational method, designed to bring the very best in children.


From Papyrus to E-Paper (2)
(Human Civilization)

We resume our journey through time and space with the history of paper that began with papyrus, and paper is now available in various types and forms.


Literacy for All
(Education)

To achieve a nation's advancement, all individuals must be given equal opportunities to demonstrate their talents in all fairness and transparency. 


She Set it: Women of the Periodic Table
(Chemistry: Our Life, Our Future)

In 1869, Mendeleev discovered the periodic system, but scientists classified and predicted elements before and after. Females participated effectively in the completion of the Periodic Table as we know nowadays.

Celebrating the Future
(Education)

Science is all around but for most people, science is perceived as the tedious study of complicated facts, especially in a formal setting.


Communication Technology: Connecting People?
(Technology and Inventions)

Although some welcome the Internet as an ultimate solution to everything, others fear its curse.


Margaret A. Liu: The Mother of DNA Vaccines
(Scientists and Inventors)

Nicknamed “The Mother of DNA Vaccines”, Liu is known for her work in developing DNA injections as a vaccine to combat viruses.


Samira Moussa; the Unfulfilled Dream
(Scientists and Inventors)

We pay humble tribute to Samira Moussa; an outstanding woman and scientist who could have become the first Egyptian Nobel Laureate, had she lived long enough to receive that superior recognition.


Chemistry against Crime
(Chemistry: Our Life, Our Future)

As nighttime descended, the silence was shattered by the loud barks of an agitated dog that led the Crime Scene Investigation team, who collected and preserved samples and potential evidence. Sounds familiar? 

Earth’s Cousin
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Each discovery is a significant milestone in humanity’s efforts to find evidence of life elsewhere in our galaxy; astronomers are looking for a planet that mimics the Earth’s characteristics to be able to support life.


Gravitational Waves
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

In 1950, German physicist Albert Einstein developed a theory known as the General Theory of Relativity, in which he looked at gravity from a different perspective.


Safe Injection Technology
(Health and the Human Body)

Discovering needles in the 1850s is one of the most significant achievements. Despite the widespread of syringes, they caused many problems. To limit them, scietists have invented new injection methods.


Operating Systems: A Computer Story
(Technology and Inventions)

Nowadays, everyone has a personal computer that they can easily use without any special training or knowledge, thanks to the user-friendly operating systems out there. In the past, things were not that easy though.


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