Articles (Technology)

Robotic Surgery
(The Past and the Future)

Robotic surgery is a misleading term because it implies that the surgery is performed by a robot; nothing could be further from the truth.


Should Handheld Devices Be Banned for Children under 12 Years?
(Technology and Us)

“Mom, can I download a new game? Please Mom, please type in your password here”. My daughter looks at me with pleading eyes as she thrusts her iPad in my hands, not waiting for my answer.


Safe Injection Technology
(The Past and the Future)

Discovering needles in the 1850s is one of the most significant achievements. Despite the widespread of syringes, they caused many problems. To limit them, scietists have invented new injection methods.


Operating Systems: A Computer Story
(The Past and the Future)

Nowadays, everyone has a personal computer that they can easily use without any special training or knowledge, thanks to the user-friendly operating systems out there. In the past, things were not that easy though.


The Technologies behind Google Assistant
(The Past and the Future)

In the past, only businessmen could have personal assistants; now, thanks to advances in AI, everyone can have an assistant. Can you guess who has helped me research this topic?

Electronic Health Record: a New Era of Healthcare
(The Past and the Future)

Ancient Egyptians offered a huge amount of information recorded on papyrus, teaching us the importance of documentation, especially in the medical field.


Refrigeration: Where to?
(The Big Questions)

Who is not aware of the role of refrigeration? It is the main reason why we are able to preserve food for months without spoiling. In reality, the applications of refrigeration have expanded to include much more. 


Artificial Intelligence between Past and Future
(The Past and the Future)

Each era is characterized by a unique invention or discovery; AI is one of the most important modern innovations that changed humanity's path.

Mind Reading
(Behavioral Sciences)

Science has a great history in studying the brain and trying to understand its secrets; however, it was not until the 1960s when scientists took the first step in reading ideas.

Using DNA for Data Storage
(How Things Work)

With the highly accelerated rates of data, it is expected that data storage devices will not be able to cope with these rates, and an alternative must be found.

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Medicine
(Human Health)

Three scientists addressed the adaptation of cells to the level of oxygen from a distinctive aspect, until they shared the Nobel Prize in Medicine.


Manufacturing Intelligence
(Technology and Us)

Artificial intelligence specialists are becoming more ambitious; they have started developing Artificial Neural Networks, which enable a robot to learn like a human brain.


Telemedicine: House Call Doctors Make a Comeback!
(The Past and the Future)

The impact of telemedicine is expected to transform the future of medicine and healthcare givers in the coming few years, in all areas; how will it do that?


Women Architects: Part Two
(Women and Science)

Often referred to as the “Queen of the Curve”, Zaha Hadid was frequently described in the Press as the world’s top female architect.


Cancer Below Zero
(Human Health)

Cancer has remained one of the most bewildering diseases for doctors until a ray of hope has appeared with the discovery of cancer cryotherapy.

Extracting Fuel from Air
(Versus the Change!)

“Necessity is the mother of invention” is a popular  proverb that we realize is true when crises occur or when we go through difficulties in our lives.


Medical Technology: Fact or Fiction?
(The Past and the Future)

Technology has made remarkable progress in various fields, the most important of which is its use in the medical field.

Hacking Memories
(Science Policy and Ethics)

Our memories represent our experiences and cultures, and inspire how we deal with others.

What Is Quantum Computing?
(Technology and Us)

Experts expect a revolution in informatics led by quantum computing.

A Big Screen Reveal of Big Heroes: The Imitation Game
(Invisible People of Science)

Many scientists exerted extensive efforts to benefit people by their research and inventions; yet, not many know their stories.

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