Articles (Technology)

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.


The Impact of Solar Flares on Communication Systems
(Safe Summer)

Although the Sun is about 150 million kilometers away from Earth, it is responsible for life as we know it; yet, can it also be a source of danger?


iTelescopes!
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Many people enjoy watching the night sky or the day sky to observe stars, planets, solar eclipses and sunspots; accordingly, the technology of needed equipement is developing.


The Age of Cyborgs
(Technology and Inventions)

What is it like to be a cyborg? How will that affect our lives both positively and negatively?


Spacecrafts’ Final Destination
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Have you ever wondered where do spacecrafts and satellites go after they complete their mission in space?


Astronomy of the Arabs
(Scientists and Inventors)

With the dawn of Islam and the commandment of prayer and fasting, it became a necessity to determine the directions and the new moons.


From Papyrus to E-Paper (1)
(Human Civilization)

Paper has gone through a long journey, and technology has only transformed that craft into a highly technical industry.


Cybercrimes: The Price of Technology
(Technology and Inventions)

Our life is not free from problems due to technology; perhaps technology itself is innocent, but misuse has led to problems as cybercrimes.


Artificial Pancreas: A Dream Comes True
(Health and the Human Body)

In 2016, the U.S. Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) approved the first artificial pancreas produced by Medtronic company, named MiniMed 670G; hence, marking a milestone towards treating diabetes.


Imagineering
(Science and Art)

Imagineering is the process of devising and implementing new or highly imaginative concept or technology in practical form.


Black Mirror: A Look at a Dystopian Future
(Science and Art)

Black Mirror is a famous dystopian TV series about the potential horrors of technology in the future.

Warning from WALL-E!
(Science and Art)

A cautionary tale that takes place several hundred years in the future, “WALL‑E” reflects how, if misused, technology can ruin our life instead of improving it.


Metaverse: The Future of the Internet?
(Technology and Inventions)

On 28 October 2021, Mark Zuckerberg changed his company’s name from “Facebook” to “Meta”; a name that focuses on building the “Metaverse”.

Deepfakes: Not Everything You See is Real
(Science Policy and Ethics)

Imagine waking up someday to find a perfectly made fake video portraying you practicing some magic tricks. How would you feel about it? Imagine again, how would you feel if this video goes viral?


Rare Bacteria Makes PCR Technology Possible
(COVID-19 Pandemic)

Since the new coronavirus pandemic hit the world last year, the PCR test has become familiar to almost everybody. What is PCR technology, how did it start, and what are the challenges it faced at the beginning?


Big Data for Smarter Education
(Education)

Few people seem to have a clear understanding of what big data in education means, what is the output, or how it can affect the life of students and teachers or coaches and players.


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.


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.


Communication Technology: Connecting People?
(Technology and Inventions)

Although some welcome the Internet as an ultimate solution to everything, others fear its curse.


Are we destined for a Dystopian Tech-Future?
(Technology and Inventions)

Technology in and of itself is neutral; however, depending on how it is used, it can have positive or negative effects.


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