Articles (Biology)

Animal Testing
(Science Policy and Ethics)

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
(Energy and Water)

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
(Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition)

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
(Chemistry: Our Life, Our Future)

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
(Health and the Human Body)

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.

The Treasures of the Red Sea (1): Coral Treasures
(Oceans and Marine Life)

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
(Oceans and Marine Life)

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
(Oceans and Marine Life)

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

Fungi Furniture
(Science Everywhere)

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. 

Why Do We Wear Heavy Clothes in Winter?
(Science Everywhere)

Why do we need to wear heavy clothes during Winter?

The Four Elements that Make Your Body: Air and Fire
(Health and the Human Body)

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
(Health and the Human Body)

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
(Health and the Human Body)

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

Botanic Talks
(Animal and Plant Life)

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

Animals: Are They Smart?
(Animal and Plant Life)

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

Insect Eating Plants
(Animal and Plant Life)

Why and how do plants consume insects?

The Anatomist and the Artist
(Science and Art)

One of the most obvious examples of the unbreakable bond between art and science is the relationship between visual arts and anatomy.

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