Articles (Animals)

Monkeypox
(Health and the Human Body)

After more than two years of the Coronavirus horror, another virus has hit the headlines all over the world, leaving people wondering whether this is the beginning of a new outbreak.


Natural Habitat Loss and Its Influence on Biodiversity
(Environment and Climate Change)

The loss of natural habitats is the main threat to 85% of all species listed on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List—a comprehensive information source on the extinction risk of animals, fungi, and plants.


World Giraffe Day (21 June)
(Back to Nature: Animal and Plant Life)

The World Giraffe Day is celebrated on 21 June; ironically, it is the same day celebrating the longest day of the year!


Plastic Waste: The Monster that Threatens Us
(Oceans and Marine Life)

Since human beings started using plastic, life has become so much easier; as a result, plastic has accumulated and flooded our world, unleashing a monster that is suffocating Earth.


Do Fish Give Birth?
(Oceans and Marine Life)

It is known that fish lay eggs, which hatch after a while outside the body of the mother; yet, are there fish that get pregnant and give birth?


Let Us Bust Some Animal Myths (2)
(Back to Nature: Animal and Plant Life)

The animals’ world is full of myths and facts that we hear in stories and legends, from which we present common myths on: bulls, turtles, worms, goldfish, and sharks.


Let Us Bust Some Animal Myths (1)
(Back to Nature: Animal and Plant Life)

The animals’ world is full of myths and facts that we hear in stories and legends, from which we present common myths on: bees, birds, owls, ostriches and bats.


Milky Symphony
(Back to Nature: Animal and Plant Life)

We always hear music as a tool that helps relieve stress and makes us feel better in hard times. Do the same thing can happen to cows?

Climate Smart Agriculture
(Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition)

Food security is a serious issue facing a growing population at a time of climate change, which is unpredictable and not fully understood.


Can Aquacultures Feed the World without Collapsing the Marine Food Chain?
(Oceans and Marine Life)

If you are craving fish; no matter how you get it or what type you will have on your plate, it will be sourced in one of two ways: capture or aquaculture.

A Pet’s Mustache
(Back to Nature: Animal and Plant Life)

A pet’s mustache can be trimmed or cut without causing the animal any problem is a myth; actually, it will drive the animal into a stressful state.


Ancient Egyptian Cuisine
(Human Civilization)

The fertile soil of Egypt was an essential factor in helping ancient Egyptians farm a wide range of crops, which was positively reflected on the Egyptians’ health in general.


The Working Duck: Integrated Rice-Duck Agriculture
(Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition)

Some farmers are shying away from their overreliance on chemicals in farming and instead turning to old farming methods; one being integrated rice-duck farming.


The Return of the Woolly Mammoth
(Back to Nature: Animal and Plant Life)

Scientists claim that the dream of resurrecting extinct animals may very likely come true. Will the woolly mammoth walk the Earth again?


The Largest and Smallest Living Organisms Ever
(Back to Nature: Animal and Plant Life)

We live in a world full of contradictions, the strangest among them all may be the vast differences in the sizes of living organisms.


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? 

Nocturnal Animals: When Stars Guide the Way
(Back to Nature: Animal and Plant Life)

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you got lost in the desert? Well, that will not be a problem if you were a dung beetle, a bird, or a seal.

Zoophobia and Entomophobia
(Behavioral Sciences and Mental Health)

Zoophobia is prominent among the different types of phobia, because of the diversity and widespread of the animal kingdom around us. 

Phobia
(Behavioral Sciences and Mental Health)

Phobia patients experience excessive fear of a situation, a place, a living creature, or an object that is unlikely to cause any harm.


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.

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