Articles

Hydroponics: Soil-less Agriculture
(Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition)

Farmers use hydroponics to grow plants that need hard-to-maintain soil conditions. This technique depends on growing plants in nutrient solutions with or without the use of an artificial medium to provide mechanical support.


Vegetarianism: The Pros and Cons
(Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition)

While some people cannot imagine a day without meat, others insist that a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle is the best way to enjoy food and stay healthy.


Do Coronavirus differentiate between Males and Females?
(COVID-19 Pandemic)

Since the beginning of the outbreak of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, scientists have noticed that the severe symptoms of the disease are more common in men than women, even the death rates are higher.


Greenhouses of Hope
(Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition)

Greenhouses are by no means a new invention, as they have been used by farmers since the 17th century; but, how have greenhouses developed over the years? What are their advantages and disadvantages?


Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
(Woman and Child)

Several weeks ago, the story of a baby boy called Rasheed went viral on social media when his parents sought assistance from the government to help provide the treatment of their son’s rare disease: Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA).


Tips for Safe Picnicking
(Safe Summer)

Spending time outdoors has several health benefits, and food always makes gatherings more enjoyable! If you plan on picnicking, it is easy to get distracted; we have, thus, gathered these handy tips to help you safely prepare for your next trip.


Smart Machines Exploring the World Oceans
(Oceans and Marine Life)

The oceans carry numerous species that are yet to be discovered; the robotics industry and artificial intelligence are making the process much more accessible and affordable.


The Importance of Sports for People with Special Abilities
(Science and Sports)

Sports can help people with disabilities restore their balance, integrate into the society, and develop their physical and mental abilities.


Viral Arts
(Life Sciences)

Viruses differ in types, but they also differ in their composition. Nevertheless, they all pass through the same phases when attacking a cell, or when looking for a host to reproduce.


Marine Medical Miracles
(Oceans and Marine Life)

Over the years, marine organisms have attracted much attention as potential sources for medicine.


Meet the Barracuda Fish
(Oceans and Marine Life)

Barracudas are scary nocturnal gnawing fish; they attack their prey and tear them apart with their dagger-like teeth.


Sizzling Summers Ahead
(Environment and Climate Change)

We are all aware that summers are getting much longer and much, much hotter with every passing year. This does not just impact our wellbeing negatively; it is becoming more and more life-threatening.


Watch out! The Perseids are Coming
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

If you are a sky gazer like me, be prepared for one of the best astronomical events this year.


Effects of the Coronavirus Pandemic on Marine Ecology
(Oceans and Marine Life)

As personal protective items were heavily used due to their effective role in preventing Covid-19 infection, a serious environmental problem has emerged.


Reflections on the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020: Are Champions Born or Made?
(Science and Sports)

Is achieving athletic excellence all about commitment to long hours of non-stop exercise? No, it is not.


Citius, Altius, Fortius: Let’s Talk Science!
(Science and Sports)

The Olympic motto “Citius, Altius, Fortius” reflects the history of the Olympic Games that have long been closely associated to science.


Cardio Exercises and Heart Health
(Science and Sports)

Do you want your heart to love you? What about performing some cardiovascular exercises, also known as “Cardio”?


Why Do Beach Sand Look Different?
(Safe Summer)

The sand of different beaches differs in color, size, and composition. To understand the science behind these differences, we invite you to read the following lines.


Let Us Burn More Fat
(Science and Sports)

Metabolism has a miraculous ability to turn the overweight into healthy, slim human beings; let us then find out more about it.


The Science behind Waterslides
(Safe Summer)

As summer approaches, we eagerly await our chance to take a break from our hard work throughout the year. To beat the heat, we often head to water parks, but have you ever wondered how water parks and water slides work?

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