Articles (Biology)

Cold Healing
(Human Health)

Cryosurgery is the use of extreme cold—nitrogen, carbon dioxide, Argon gas, and freeze sprays—to damage and inhibit the growth of abnormal cells and some tumor cells.


Is Fire Healing Possible?
(The Big Questions)

The theory of healing with fire revolves around the preservation of the balance between hot and cold elements in the body; fire healers claim it surpasses eastern and western medicine.


The Story of the Senses
(Come to Your Senses)

As children, we were taught that we only have “five senses” to guide us through life; it turns out that what we were taught at school was inaccurate.


A Sugar Free World (2): How to Reduce Your Sugar Intake?
(Science Policy and Ethics)

Overcoming a sweet tooth is difficult, even for those having a strong will; research shows sugar tricks your brain to demand more and more sugar.


A Sugar Free World (1): The Dangers of Excess Sugar Intake
(Science Policy and Ethics)

"We consume too much sugar!" You must have heard this statement before; it is worth hearing over and over again.

Exercise Physiology and Dehydration
(Science and Sports)

When people work out during hot weather, they lose a lot of fluids through sweating, leading to dehydration, which leads to a decline in exercise effectiveness and fatigue; and here comes the role of exercise physiology.


Skincare Secrets (Part II: In Modern Times)
(Science at Home)

While not everyone is super invested in taking care of their skin, there is at least one moisturizing cream in every household that are especially handy when our skin tends to get dry, especially after washing our hands.


What Happens to Our Bodies When We Eat Sushi?
(Food and Agriculture)

Sushi, that unique Japanese delicacy that has become popular all over the world and is now one of many people's favorite meals; yet, I regert to inform you that it is not as healthy as you think.


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.

A Future Without Medication!
(The Past and the Future)

Between the past, the present, and the future, the pharmaceutical industry has witnessed and is still experiencing significant development; yet, can we dispense with medications in the future?


White or Blue?
(The Colors of Life)

Wearing masks has become mandatory in many situations; many wonder though: is it the white side or the blue side out? Of course, we are talking here about surgical masks.


Animal Epidemics
(Environment and Us)

When we hear the word “epidemic”, some epidemics that killed millions of people over time pop up in our minds, but have you ever thought about diseases that killed thousands of animals?


Life during COVID-19
(Science at Home)

COVID-19 has transformed people’s lives all over the world; it has illustrated how interconnected the world is. Even though borders exist on maps, the virus has shown that they are of no consequence in real life.


Can COVID-19 Infect Someone Twice?
(Human Health)

In such times, numerous questions and fears arise; everyone worries, and assumptions and theories increase in an attempt to answer these questions.


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.


Heartburn
(Human Health)

Heartburn is a common issue among people; many suffer from it not knowing that it is usually easily avoidable. So, What is a Heartburn?


Busting COVID-19 Myths
(The Big Questions)

Let us bust some myths about preventing the infection or boosting the immunity against the new coronavirus.


Why Bats?
(The Big Questions)

When we talk about bats, all that comes to our minds are vampire bats or bat-borne diseases, but have you ever wondered why bats matter?


Coronavirus and Human Health
(Human Health)

We must not underestimate the situation, thinking that infection is far from us, but we also should not panic; as a matter of fact, diseases attack as a result of stress and extreme anxiety. 


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