Articles (Animals)

Intensive Farming
(Microorganism, Animal and Plant Life)

Intensive farming is an agricultural intensification and mechanization system that aims to maximize yields from available land.


A Childhood Dream: Can We Talk to Animals Like Dr. Dolittle?
(Microorganism, Animal and Plant Life)

Scientists have always sought to decode animal languages; thanks to technological advancements and AI, this dream may become a reality.

2023 Top Medical Research Achievements
(Health and Diseases)

A few days ago, we bid farewell to 2023; a year that witnessed numerous achievements in the medical field, we share some of them.


From Horseback to Horsepower
(Microorganism, Animal and Plant Life)

Horses provided the first means of fast travel and allowed long-range mobility, which helped trade, migration, and cultural interaction to flourish.


The Elephant Clock
(Inventions and Innovations)

The elements of the clock were kept on top of the elephant; in addition to telling the time, it celebrated the universality of Islam by its elements.


Capturing Wildlife: Adventure Techniques
(Science in Arts and Culture)

Wildlife is teeming with beauty, originality, and splendor; many photographers from all over the world try to convey this fabulous life by capturing special images of the animals in the forests. Although it is not that easy to take these shots, it is never impossible; wildlife photography is very similar to sports photography and trying to capture athletes in motion.


Keystone Species and Their Role in Ecosystems
(Microorganism, Animal and Plant Life)

Keystone species are those that help maintain the balance and survival of an ecosystem; without them, the ecosystem would drastically change, or it would completely disappear. As the name implies, these species are the keystone the ecosystem is based on; they are particularly important because, if they disappear, no other species can replace them. Keystone species are usually predators, but they might also include fungi and plants.


Galapagos Islands: Threats and Conservation Efforts (3)
(Microorganism, Animal and Plant Life)

Over thousands of years, wildlife—plants and animals—formed their own unique ecosystems without any influence of outside forces until the Galapagos Islands underwent many changes, especially since the arrival of humans to the Islands. With the increase of the population, the demand for food also increased, causing an increase in fishing, poaching, hunting, in addition to an increase in the use of wood. 


Galapagos Islands: The Laboratory of Evolution (2)
(Microorganism, Animal and Plant Life)

For more than 180 years, scientists have studied this rich ecosystem and its species. Among all the scientists, the Galapagos Islands were of great importance to Charles Darwin; it was the place that gave him the main idea of evolution by natural selection.


Plight of the Mighty
(Microorganism, Animal and Plant Life)

10 August, World Lion Day, is a celebration of the animal kingdom’s most beautiful and fearsome creature founded by Big Cat Rescue, the world’s largest accredited sanctuary dedicated to big cats. Though a fun and exciting occasion for all, its foundations are based in a very serious matter: lion numbers have dramatically declined to the point where the species needs to be placed on the endangered list.


Galapagos Islands: Endemic Species of the Galapagos (1)
(Microorganism, Animal and Plant Life)

If you are an adventurer and a nature lover, you have to add the Galapagos Islands to your bucket list. In addition to the lack of natural predators and friendly wildlife, these Islands are teeming with a diverse array of endemic plants and animals. This means that they are not found elsewhere in the world, thanks to the geographical isolation of the Islands from other places.


How Do Fish Breathe?
(Microorganism, Animal and Plant Life)

There are some living organisms that cannot breathe the same way that mammals do because they do not have lungs, such as fish. If fish have a respiratory system similar to that of mammals, a single breath underwater will fill its lungs with fluids, making them useless.


Biodiversity: Why Should We Care?
(Microorganism, Animal and Plant Life)

Biodiversity is the very heart of our life. It is the extraordinary variety of living creatures and ecological communities growing and interacting with each other all over the world. 

The Curious Case of Tuna Fish
(Food, Mood, and Behavior)

Tuna is highly nutritious and incredibly beneficial to your body and can boost your health. However, some people question whether it is safe to consume tuna, and how much tuna should be consumed.


Rachel Carson and the Silent Spring
(Inventions and Innovations)

Marine biologist Rachel Carson is one of the finest nature writers of the 20th c. who challenged that humans could obtain mastery over nature.

The Incredibles
(Microorganism, Animal and Plant Life)

Our ecosystems consist of armies of creatures; without their presence the whole ecosystem will collapse.


Youssef and the Biological Clock
(Human Body)

The biological clock is responsible for major changes in our behavior, mood, and body functions; every cell have something similar to a clock.


Life Under Ice Does Not Take a Winter Break
(Earth Sciences)

It has always been understood that life under ice takes the winter season off, but studies have found that life under the ice is very much active.


Mountain Hares and Climate Change
(Microorganism, Animal and Plant Life)

Mountain hares suffer an untimely change of their fur color; due to climate change, the hares lost their ability to camouflage and hide from predators.

Mountains: the Road to a Sustainable Future
(Earth Sciences)

Mountains cover almost 24% of the world’s land area and exist at different elevations; they are steeper, larger, and more than 600 meters in height.

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