Articles

Kids’ New Companion: The Reading Robot!
(Education)

A new study at the University of Wisconsin-Madison highlights the benefits of robots teaching kids to read.


Global Warming…Danger at All Measures! (Part III – Take Action!)
(Versus the Change!)

There are plenty of things we can do to tackle climate change and enjoy a more sustainable lifestyle.


Why We Need More Arab Women Scientists
(Women and Science)

My seven-year old daughter has all the makings of a future scientist. Watching her conducting experiments in my kitchen fills me with both pride and worry.


2018 Nobel Prize: Immunity and Cancer Cure
(Human Health)

In 2018, Professor James P. Allison and Professor Tasuku Honjo were jointly granted the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their developing a non-conventional cure for cancer.


Red Planet Mission: Women Onboard
(Women and Science)

Working at NASA is a dream for many people. Women are part of this great human endeavor; it was in 1978 that NASA hired its very first female astronauts.

InSight Lands on Mars
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

If you have looked up at the sky on 31 July 2018, you could have probably seen Mars shining brightly without resorting to any special equipment.


Global Warming… Danger at All Measures!
(Versus the Change!)

The impacts of a warming world are scary enough when considered one-by-one. Together, the view is simply shocking!


She Thought, He Thought
(Women and Science)

After shopping, I'll go to the hairdresser then I'll have to pass by my mother, and go home to prepare lunch before the kids come back from school.


Men vs Women: Are They Mentally Different?
(Women and Science)

Differences in mental abilities, between humans in general, and between women and men specifically, have always been a topic of debate among researchers and scholars.


Physical Phenomena and the World of Design
(Science and Art)

Because we are accustomed to live with tools and machines that allow us access to endless information, designers pursue graphs, codes, and software that transforms data and variables into unique shapes.

Maryam Al-Astrolabiya: Arab Astronomer Pioneer
(Women and Science)

The young Maryam was raised amidst a mathematical, astronomical environment. She delved into both sciences to design and build the “complex” astrolabe.


Chemical Elements in the Human Body
(Chemistry: Our Life, Our Future)

Our bodies surprise us with their secrets, which are continuously being revealed as more scientific research is conducted. 

The Story of the Best Astronomical Picture of the 20th Century
(Science and Art)

At the end of 1999, international cultural authorities competed in an open poll on the so-called “Best Thing” of the 20th century. NASA's website asked people to vote for the best astronomical picture captured in the 20th century.


Caroline Herschel: An Iconic Woman Astronomer
(Women and Science)

The German-born English astronomer, Caroline Herschel, was the first woman to discover a comet, to be officially recognized in a scientific position and get paid for her contribution to science.

How the Blind Dream?
(Come to Your Senses)

Sometimes when we miss someone, we wish to see them even if just in our dreams; we then dream of them, but without knowing how dreams occur?


The Science behind Scenography
(Science and Art)

We live within worlds of stories, and we use stories to shape these worlds. 

Hypatia: The Bride and Martyr of Science
(Women and Science)

Human history has witnessed tragedies and horrors that the people of science have endured confronting extremism and intolerance.


Architectural Acoustics
(Science and Art)

Good architectural acoustics is not a luxury; it is a necessity. It impacts everything; from employee productivity in the office settings, to the market value of real estate.


Bio-Art: Science and Art in Harmony
(Science and Art)

Art and science have been in harmony throughout the ages, contributing to achieve sometimes interesting and strange results; Bio-art is one example of them.


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