Articles (Biology)

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.


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.


The Deadly Dish
(Human Health)

The Egyptian Ministry of Health warns people every year from eating fesikh to decrease the risk food poisoning that may be fatal if not properly treated.


Chemistry and Beauty
(Science at Home)

Women pay a lot of attention to their looks without considering the potential harm of using some products for a long time, the result of which may be the destruction of their beauty, or even illness.


How to Fight Obesity and Overweight
(Human Health)

Obesity means having a lot of body fat, while being overweight could mean having extra body weight. Both obesity and overweight mean that one’s weight is more than what is deemed healthy.

Coral Treasures of the Red Sea
(Safe Summer)

The rich diversity and high level of endemism in the Red Sea is largely attributed to the 2,000 km of coral reef extending along its coastline.


Monsters of the Ocean: The Grotesque Pacific Viperfish
(Safe Summer)

The pacific viperfish, Chauliodus sloani, is one of the most grotesque-looking deep ocean fish in existence; the kind of fish that could be featured in a horror movie.


Monsters of the Ocean: The Elusive Giant Squid
(Safe Summer)

The elusive giant squid, known to science as Architeuthis dux, is a true sea monster.


Fungi Furniture
(Science at Home)

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

Why Cannot We Breathe Underwater?
(Life Sciences)

Have you ever wondered why we cannot breathe underwater although water contains oxygen. 


The Four Elements that Make Your Body: Air and Fire
(The Four Elements: The Roots of Life)

As we breathe air, our bodies use oxygen from the air to create energy, build cells, and maintain healthy body functions.


The Four Elements that Make Your Body: Water
(The Four Elements: The Roots of Life)

Water is the most abundant substance in the human body and is a major component of every cell.


The Four Elements that Make Your Body: Earth
(The Four Elements: The Roots of Life)

Earth is what makes body mass such as bones, muscles, cells, tissues, teeth, hair and nails. 

Botanic Talks
(Behavioral Sciences)

Plantae is a seemingly silent kingdom; yet, it has milliards of secrets to tell.


Animals: Are They Smart?
(Behavioral Sciences)

Animals are intelligent; they have good problem-solving skills and are very much aware of their surroundings.

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