Articles (Scientists)

Communication Technology: Connecting People?
(Good and Evil)

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


Margaret A. Liu: The Mother of DNA Vaccines
(The People of Science: 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
(The People of Science: 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
(The Past and the Future)

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
(The Past and the Future)

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.


Refrigeration: Where to?
(Fact and Myth)

Who is not aware of the role of refrigeration? It is the main reason why we are able to preserve food for months without spoiling. In reality, the applications of refrigeration have expanded to include much more. 


Artificial Intelligence between Past and Future
(The Past and the Future)

Each era is characterized by a unique invention or discovery; AI is one of the most important modern innovations that changed humanity's path.

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.

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Medicine
(Health and the Human Body)

Three scientists addressed the adaptation of cells to the level of oxygen from a distinctive aspect, until they shared the Nobel Prize in Medicine.


Cancer Below Zero
(Health and the Human Body)

Cancer has remained one of the most bewildering diseases for doctors until a ray of hope has appeared with the discovery of cancer cryotherapy.

Hacking Memories
(Science Policy and Ethics)

Our memories represent our experiences and cultures, and inspire how we deal with others.

What Is Quantum Computing?
(Technology and Inventions)

Experts expect a revolution in informatics led by quantum computing.

The Most Famous Human Rights Charts
(Human Civilization)

Circulating the term “Human Rights”, even though not directly used, has begun long ago. 

Head Transplant
(Health and the Human Body)

Different organs can be removed from a human body and transplanted into another body, but have you ever heared of "head transplant”?

A Big Screen Reveal of Big Heroes: The Imitation Game
(The People of Science: Scientists and Inventors)

Many scientists exerted extensive efforts to benefit people by their research and inventions; yet, not many know their stories.


Science Communication: The Lifeline for New Generations
(Science Everywhere)

Since I worked as a science communicator, I can describe science communication as a means of survival to current and future generations.


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