Articles (Health)

Generating Electricity from the Human Body

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.

Forever Young!
(Chemistry: Our Life, Our Future)

Getting wrinkles is a natural process; it is something we cannot avoid, and it starts happening in our twenties and thirties. Thankfully, there are affordable and effective ways to hold back the formation of wrinkles and keep our skin looking younger for a longer time.

Sleeping during Working Hours!
(Science at Work)

I visited Japan in 2001 on a scientific mission; after going through my visit's program, I was surprised to see sleeping cabins to use during working hours!

The Mystery of Shark Attacks
(Safe Summer)

Back in 2010, a series of bloody shark attacks terrorized the normally serene beaches of Sharm-Elsheikh. The attacks were so ferocious that experts were at a loss explaining the unprecedented behavior.

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.

(Science at Work)

How can we find out if we are addicted to work, and how can we get rid of this addiction to live a normal life devoid of any psychological issues?

Summer Bites
(Safe Summer)

Having my legs and arms covered with insect bites indicates that summer has arrived. With summer’s heat, buzzing bees, marching ants, and swarming mosquitoes invade our world.

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.

Ergonomics: The Simple Secrets of Success
(Science at Work)

Whether it is an office job or any other job that requires physical work, clearly, providing employees with a better work environment increases their productivity and job satisfaction.

Multiple Sclerosis
(Human Health)

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease, where the nerve cell protective covers are impaired; this causes a decline in spinal cord and brain function.

Bipolar Disorder
(Behavioral Sciences)

Bipolar disorder is a condition that features extreme shifts in mood and fluctuation in energy and activity levels that can make the daily life difficult.

Autoimmune Diseases
(Human Health)

The immune system normally defends the body against diseases and infections; however, it sometimes does not function as such.

Surviving The Summer
(Safe Summer)

Tips for surviving the upcoming hot Summer days.

Surviving Ramadan
(Safe Summer)

The days of Ramadan have been getting hotter and longer for some years now. This presents a challenge for pious Muslims, who have to fast from dawn to dusk, nearly 15 hours, in the scorching heat.

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. 

Deadly Proteins
(Human Health)

Proteins are the building stones of the human body muscles; yet, some proteins are more lethal than manufactured chemical toxins.

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