Articles (Biology)

Healing Light
(Light: Source and Future of Life)

The Sun was worshiped by several ancient civilizations, but with their demise, its worship diminish and the knowledge of its healing powers.


The Truth about Multitasking
(Science at Work)

Do you multitask? Is it possible for our brains to engage in more than one task at a time? What does science say about multitasking?

Achilles Heel
(Safe Summer)

Whenever I read this story, I ask myself: Is this part of the body really so vulnerable that the Ancient Greeks created a myth about it?


Biodiversity: A Long Evolutionary Road!
(Back to Nature)

Earth today, with all the biological richness we feel around us, is the result of 4 billion years of evolution. 


Wombs Can Hear!
(Come to Your Senses)

The five senses of the embryo keep developing all along pregnancy. 


When to Feed Your Baby Solid Foods?
(Bare Necessities)

When my baby was two months old, elder mothers advise me to feed him biscuits but I researched the topic extensively.

Divers by Nature
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

The idea of living under water among sea creatures has always been my childhood fantasy. However, when I try to hold my breath underwater I would, as any normal person, suffocate, but not the Bajaus.


Most Famous Diets
(Food and Agriculture)

Diets have become more than just a means to lose weight; they are now a lifestyle for those who are seeking a healthy life.

The Light at the End of the Tunnel
(How Things Work)

Eyeglasses, followed by contact lenses, have been the most common vision correction option; however, over the past years, other options have evolved.


Cholesterol
(Food and Agriculture)

We often hear about foods that are high in cholesterol, but we need to know what cholesterol is and why it has such a bad reputation.

2018 Nobel Prize: Immunity and Cancer Cure
(Human Health)

In 2018, Professor James P. Allison and Professor Tasuku Honjo were jointly granted the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their developing a non-conventional cure for cancer.

She Thought, He Thought
(Women and Science)

After shopping, I'll go to the hairdresser then I'll have to pass by my mother, and go home to prepare lunch before the kids come back from school.


Men vs Women: Are They Mentally Different?
(Women and Science)

Differences in mental abilities, between humans in general, and between women and men specifically, have always been a topic of debate among researchers and scholars.


Chemical Elements in the Human Body
(Chemistry: Our Life, Our Future)

Our bodies surprise us with their secrets, which are continuously being revealed as more scientific research is conducted. 

How the Blind Dream?
(Come to Your Senses)

Sometimes when we miss someone, we wish to see them even if just in our dreams; we then dream of them, but without knowing how dreams occur?


Bio-Art: Science and Art in Harmony
(Science and Art)

Art and science have been in harmony throughout the ages, contributing to achieve sometimes interesting and strange results; Bio-art is one example of them.


Animal Testing Nightmare
(Environment and Us)

Can animal testing turn into a nightmare?

Animal Testing
(Environment and Us)

Laboratory animals are most commonly used in biomedical research, education, and product safety testing. 

Biomechanics: Work Out Smarter, Not Harder
(Science and Sports)

Biomechanics is the science that studies the body’s motion; it is an extensive interaction between biology and mechanics.

Generating Electricity from the Human Body
(Power)

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


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