Articles (Health)

Personal Hygiene
(Human Health)

Personal hygiene is the gateway to a healthy life.

First Aid
(Human Health)

First aid is the cure or treatment given to an injured or sick person before professional medical care arrives.


In Brain Evolution: Size Speaks Volumes
(Behavioral Sciences)

The brain is the most complex one; it serves as the center of the nervous system in all vertebrates and most invertebrates. Our brain size, however, has not always been the same.


Eat Your Colors
(The Colors of Life)

Healthy eating is not only about how many servings of fruits and vegetables you eat, but also about how many colors you consume!


The Colors of Medication
(The Colors of Life)

With the introduction of soft and hard gelatin capsules in the 1960s, colors invaded the pharmaceutical industry and have since had a major medical and commercial role to play. 


Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
(Behavioral Sciences)

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder is an anxiety disorder in which people have recurring unwanted thoughts, ideas, or sensations that make them feel driven to do something repetitively.


Aging Well
(Human Health)

 As you grow older, you experience several changes that need to be handled wisely in order to lead a high quality life.

Split Personality
(Behavioral Sciences)

Lately, many friends recommended watching the American psychological horror movie Split


Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum
(Behavioral Sciences)

Despite the bizarre name, Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum is not a spell from the magical world of Harry Potter; it is a rare medical condition.


Do Women see More Colors than Men?
(The Colors of Life)

Roses are red, violets are blue; or are they? The colors you see may not always be the same someone else sees. 


Hidden Dangers at Home: Chemicals
(Science at Home)

There is no place like home! This is all what we think of after a long, tiring day at school or work. Home is where we feel safe and relaxed.


3D-Printed Vasculature Networks Created
(Life Sciences)

Researchers in the field of 3D printing technology have been actively attempting to come up with new methods to artificially create lifelike blood vessels that can fully function in the human body.

​Bone Grafting
(Life Sciences)

Technology has come such a long way that it has definitely entered all aspects of our lives; one of the fields that have developed by leaps and bounds is the medical field. 


DNA Microchips
(Life Sciences)

DNA microchips, also known as microarrays, are strong bases generally made of glass or silicon, upon which the DNA is added in an orderly way.

Herophilus and Erasistratus: The Butchers of Alexandria
(Life Sciences)

Thousands of years ago, during the golden era of scientific enquiry in the 3rd century BCE, our hometown Alexandria of Ptolemaic Egypt was the world’s greatest center of learning and scholarship. 

CRISPR and the Age of the Genetically Modified Human
(Life Sciences)

The possibility of successfully creating a genetically-modified human is no longer science fiction. Thanks to a new targeted gene modification technology known as CRISPR.


How Genes Affect Your Eating Habits
(Life Sciences)

Food is the fuel for our body to move, feel warm, and practice different activities, and that our biological systems need to function. 


Congenital Birth Defects
(Life Sciences)

Not all babies are born healthy; unfortunately, some are born with congenital birth defects. Unlike diseases that are related to an unhealthy lifestyle, congenital birth defects exist since birth.


Gene Therapy
(Life Sciences)

Gene therapy is an exploratory treatment, which aims at curing genetic diseases and repairing defective genes through DNA. 

​Viral Attenuation: The Art of Confusing a Virus
(Life Sciences)

Viruses are tricky; they sneak into the bodies of human beings unnoticed. While some viruses are merciful, lasting for only a couple of days and leaving the body without lasting damage, other viruses are deadly. 

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