Articles (Communication)

Is Common Sense Common?
(Education, Business, and Society)

Why is it that people perceive certain information as common sense? What exactly is common sense? Can it be improved?


How Does Fasting Affect our Brains?
(Human Body)

Fasting is an excellent source of nourishment, not only for the soul, but also the brain; this is not just a thought, but an amazing scientific fact.


Animals, too, have Sentiments!
(Microorganism, Animal and Plant Life)

"We have known for a long time, but scientists have just recently acknowledged that animals other than humans have emotions." P. Ekman.


Communication through the Ages
(Inventions and Innovations)

Communication in the past was never easy. Today, we communicate easily with people around the globe, and access information whenever needed.



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.


Louis Braille: Creative Mind Lit the Way for Millions
(Inventions and Innovations)

Braille lost his sight at the age of three. Despite his blindness, he was very intelligent and created a new simple system at the age of fifteen years old.


The History and Evolution of Chatbots
(Computers and Information Technology)

Chatbots are designed applications to imitate a human dialogue; in this article, we explore the turning points in this story of evolution.

Good and Evil in Light of Authority and Obedience
(Education, Business, and Society)

While we grow up believing in certain ideas and concepts, psychological experiments may change our points of view with shocking results.


Science Comics: A Unique Tool for Science and Technology Learning
(Education, Business, and Society)

Fun colorful drawings always attract kids; that is until science comics emerged as a distinctive method to introduce science and technology.


Health-Tech Gadgets: GPS Shoes
(Health and Diseases)

World Alzheimer’s Day is celebrated on September 21 each year to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease which is a form of dementia that affects memory and impairs daily function. This condition is often regarded as a family disease due to the impact it has the relatives of the patient.


In Life, Play Chess, Not Checkers
(Food, Mood, and Behavior)

Benjamin Franklin wrote in 1779 that the game of chess “is not merely an idle amusement (since) life is a kind of chess, in which we have often points to gain, and competitors or adversaries to contend with, and in which there is a vast variety of good and evil events that are in some degree the effects of prudence or the want of it”.


Health-Tech Gadgets: Healthcare Texting
(Health and Diseases)

Using simple tools, such as mobiles that people already own, they could boost people's chances of having better access to health care, and improving their quality of life.

Facts and Myths of Pregnancy
(Human Body)

Every woman is thrilled when she learns that she is pregnant, but common misconceptions can help anxiety sneak into her.


What Do You Know about Face Blindness (Prosopagnosia)?
(Health and Diseases)

A neurological disorder causes a person to not recognize or distinguish faces; not related to memory loss, vision impairment or disabilities.


The Life and Death of Language
(Education, Business, and Society)

We express and communicate our thoughts to others through language; some people say you are not born into a culture but into a language.


Stay Tuned: History of Broadcasting
(Inventions and Innovations)

Broadcasting dramatically changed life; radio, and later television, brought news and information from around the world into homes.


Women’s Contributions to Scientific Discovery
(Inventions and Innovations)

Many women have made significant scientific discoveries that have contributed to changing the course of science.

Important Applications Revealed by the Coronavirus Crisis
(Education, Business, and Society)

We do not realize that our use of mobile phones and tablets is limited until we discover more fascinating options, applications, and settings.


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