Articles (Technology)

The Elusive Genius: Mr. Satoshi Nakamoto
(Invisible People of Science)

For years, the genius mathematician responsible for the creation of Bitcoin—the first ever digital cryptocurrency—remained unknown. 

Spread the Word!
(Inventions and Inventors)

Throughout history, people have invented many machines that forever changed the world; the Gutenberg Printing Press is one of these revolutionary machines.

Smart Techniques for Smarter Education
(Science at Work)

Teachers use different tools to facilitate their hard profession; one of which is the writing board, which is the oldest and best known tool.

Outside the Box
(Science at Work)

Outsourcing can be a smart business decision if done correctly, but it can also be detrimental to business.

Green Chemistry
(Chemistry: Our Life, Our Future)

Chemistry helps scientists discover alternatives to substances harmful to the environment and health; thus, “green chemistry” has been developed.

The Worldwide Work Web
(Science at Work)

Each wave of technology overturns its predecessor but the development of computing technologies is more than a chain of innovation.

Generating Electricity from the Human Body

With the technological advances of this age, you can expect what we once thought of as science fiction to be reflected in real life.

Blue Gold
(Chemistry: Our Life, Our Future)

Can you imagine your life without water? Of course not, life without water is impossible; we need water to survive.


In 21st-century economy, higher levels of educational attainment correlate to higher earnings; skills and fields of training are an important currency in job markets.

The Science behind Up!
(Science at Home)

Look up in the sky! It is not a bird! It is not a plane! It is not even a superhero! It is a flying house!

The Internet and Mind Control
(Behavioral Sciences)

Does Facebook really connect people or provide an unrealistic version of reality? 

The Golden Touch
(Science at Work)

In Greek mythology, King Midas had asked the god Dionysus for the ability to turn everything he touched into gold; when he was granted his wish, he thought he had good fortune. Yet, he soon came to regret making that wish!

Capturing Life: The Camera
(Inventions and Inventors)

As early as the 11th century, the idea of the camera was already being developed.

Heading North
(Inventions and Inventors)

To this day, no one knows exactly when the compass was first used, or who invented it; what we know is that it dates back to the 11th century.

Recording and Emitting Sound
(Inventions and Inventors)

The first electrical speaker device was constructed and patented by Alexander Graham Bell in 1876.

Ring Ring! Wake Up!
(Inventions and Inventors)

The earliest alarm clock dates back to around 250 BCE, and was invented by the Greeks.

Fungi Furniture
(Science at Home)

Would you imagine sitting on a chair made of fungi? Or dining on a table made of fungi?

Nano Elements of Nature: Fire
(The Four Elements: The Roots of Life)

Believe it or not, scientists have managed, applying nanotechnology, to produce fire-resistant fabrics.

Nano Elements of Nature: Air
(The Four Elements: The Roots of Life)

The environment-friendly scientific communities have provided nanotechnology solutions to the problem of chaning air properties.

Nano-Elements of Nature: Water
(The Four Elements: The Roots of Life)

A research team has innovated a nanotechnology water desalination system that works on the ion levels.

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