Articles (Inventions)

Cosmetics between the Past and the Present
(The Past and the Future)

Do you think that cosmetics are a modern invention? You are completely wrong if you thought so; cosmetics are as ancient as history itself!

Safe Injection Technology
(The Past and the Future)

Discovering needles in the 1850s is one of the most significant achievements. Despite the widespread of syringes, they caused many problems. To limit them, scietists have invented new injection methods.


Operating Systems: A Computer Story
(The Past and the Future)

Nowadays, everyone has a personal computer that they can easily use without any special training or knowledge, thanks to the user-friendly operating systems out there. In the past, things were not that easy though.


The Technologies behind Google Assistant
(The Past and the Future)

In the past, only businessmen could have personal assistants; now, thanks to advances in AI, everyone can have an assistant. Can you guess who has helped me research this topic?

Electronic Health Record: a New Era of Healthcare
(The Past and the Future)

Ancient Egyptians offered a huge amount of information recorded on papyrus, teaching us the importance of documentation, especially in the medical field.


Refrigeration: Where to?
(The Big Questions)

Who is not aware of the role of refrigeration? It is the main reason why we are able to preserve food for months without spoiling. In reality, the applications of refrigeration have expanded to include much more. 


Artificial Intelligence between Past and Future
(The Past and the Future)

Each era is characterized by a unique invention or discovery; AI is one of the most important modern innovations that changed humanity's path.

The Sustainable Fashion Industry
(Environment and Us)

The global fashion industry is the second most polluting industry in the world; this has led several designers and fashion houses to join the "sustainable fashion" or "environmentally-friendly fashion" trend.


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.

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.


Manufacturing Intelligence
(Technology and Us)

Artificial intelligence specialists are becoming more ambitious; they have started developing Artificial Neural Networks, which enable a robot to learn like a human brain.


Women Architects: Part Two
(Women and Science)

Often referred to as the “Queen of the Curve”, Zaha Hadid was frequently described in the Press as the world’s top female architect.


Cancer Below Zero
(Human Health)

Cancer has remained one of the most bewildering diseases for doctors until a ray of hope has appeared with the discovery of cancer cryotherapy.

Extracting Fuel from Air
(Versus the Change!)

“Necessity is the mother of invention” is a popular  proverb that we realize is true when crises occur or when we go through difficulties in our lives.


Medical Technology: Fact or Fiction?
(The Past and the Future)

Technology has made remarkable progress in various fields, the most important of which is its use in the medical field.

Hacking Memories
(Science Policy and Ethics)

Our memories represent our experiences and cultures, and inspire how we deal with others.

Sun for Life
(Light: Source and Future of Life)

How could solar energy offer better and affordable health services to the residents of remote and rural areas?

A Big Screen Reveal of Big Heroes: The Imitation Game
(Invisible People of Science)

Many scientists exerted extensive efforts to benefit people by their research and inventions; yet, not many know their stories.

The Dawn of Time: A Tale of Egyptian Astronomy
(Human Civilization)

The Egyptians, they said, were the first to discover the solar year. They obtained this knowledge from the stars.


A World Without Internet
(Technology and Us)

Those born in the 20th century know well the life with and without the internet, but younger generations depend on it on a daily basis.

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