Articles (Chemistry)

Biodiversity: A Long Evolutionary Road!
(Back to Nature)

Earth today, with all the biological richness we feel around us, is the result of 4 billion years of evolution. 


Heavenly Kaleidoscope
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Observing the heavenly sphere, astronomers witness a kaleidoscope of colors, each color having its own significant meaning.

Global Warming… Danger at All Measures!
(Versus the Change!)

The impacts of a warming world are scary enough when considered one-by-one. Together, the view is simply shocking!


Chemical Elements in the Human Body
(Chemistry: Our Life, Our Future)

Our bodies surprise us with their secrets, which are continuously being revealed as more scientific research is conducted. 

The Planet with Diamond Rain
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Have you ever imagined that the sky can rain something other than water? To rain diamonds for example? 

Marie Curie; Up Close and Personal
(Women and Science)

Marie Skłodowska, known today as Madame Curie, was born in Warsaw, Poland, on 7 November 1867. 

The Alphabet of Chemistry
(Chemistry: Our Life, Our Future)

Every material in the world is composed of different combinations of about 100 elements that cannot be broken down into simpler substances through ordinary chemistry.

Silver Lining
(Chemistry: Our Life, Our Future)

In Laymen terms, silver is classified among precious metals, which are attractive but not very chemically active.

Green Chemistry
(Chemistry: Our Life, Our Future)

Chemistry helps scientists discover alternatives to substances harmful to the environment and health; thus, “green chemistry” has been developed.

The Periodic Table through a Magnifying Glass
(Chemistry: Our Life, Our Future)

It took scientists 2200 years, from Greece in 400 BCE to Europe in 1800, to grasp what elements really are, because most are too changeable.


Black, Brown, Red, or Yellow!
(Chemistry: Our Life, Our Future)

Hair coloring is very popular today, with over 75% of women coloring their hair and a growing percentage of men following suit. How does hair color work?

Dye Hard!
(Chemistry: Our Life, Our Future)

Woman: I wish I could turn back time and get my hair color back. Fairy: Don’t cry; the Hair Dye Fairy is here to make your wish come true.


Lise Meitner and the Nobel Prize Controversy
(Women and Science)

The splitting of atoms—nuclear fission—was a discovery that changed our world. Few, however, know that a woman physicist participated in the discovery of the real power of nuclear energy.

Chemistry of Summer
(Safe Summer)

Becoming a science communicator has made me curious about the chemistry behind everything I use. As we approach the summer, I found myself compelled to how to enjoy it while staying healthy.


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.


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.


Deadly Proteins
(Human Health)

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


It Is Not Always About Food: Sham el-Nessim
(The Scientist Inside You)

This year, why not make Sham el-Nessim more fun and carry out one or more science experiments with your children? 

Hidden Dangers at Home: The Kitchen
(Science at Home)

The kitchen is a vital area in the house; it is abuzz with a wide range of tools, appliances, and ingredients, which can sometimes pose serious hazards to the household members.

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