Articles (Animals)

Athletic by Nature (2): Insects Are Small but Mighty
(Animal and Plant Life)

While big animals have big muscles, with smaller bodies, tiny creatures invest most of their muscle power in weightlifting.


Athletic by Nature (1): Cheetahs Are Faster than Ferrari
(Animal and Plant Life)

Cheetahs are built for speed, and that speed is the result of some very special aerodynamic physical attributes.

Origami Applications in Science
(Technology and Inventions)

Origami has inspired people from different scientific backgrounds to apply its principles in their specialties to move from space to underground.

Tampering with Nature and the Rise of Pandemics
(Environment and Climate Change)

Diseases have come and gone, but others originated in animals have stayed; our relationship with nature is something that we need to examine.


A Make-or-Break Year for Climate Action
(Environment and Climate Change)

Humans are taking Earth for granted to face the biggest environmental challenge our species has ever encountered; that is global warming.


Innovative Face-Masks
(Technology and Inventions)

With the COVID-19 pandemic, the development of face-masks become a matter of urgency to keep abreast of the pandemic.


From the Brink of Extinction: Animals that Made a Comeback
(Animal and Plant Life)

While we know that the amount of threatened biodiversity is aplenty, there are some success stories that give us hope and serve as a real evidence of what protecting biodiversity actually looks like.


The Treasures of the Red Sea (3): Distinctive Treasures
(Oceans and Marine Life)

The great diversity of the Red Sea is not limited only to its wide variety of fishes, but there are plenty of other distinctive sea creatures.


Abel: The T-Rex of Ancient Southern Continents
(Earth Sciences)

Welcome to the "Land of Death" in the Bahariya Oasis; the most dangerous place during the Cretaceous period!


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)
(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)
(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)
(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
(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 buy 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
(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.


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