Articles (Chemistry)

Rachel Carson and the Silent Spring
(Scientists and Inventors)

Marine biologist Rachel Carson is one of the finest nature writers of the 20th c. who challenged that humans could obtain mastery over nature.

Women’s Contributions to Scientific Discovery
(Scientists and Inventors)

Many women have made significant scientific discoveries that have contributed to changing the course of science.

Anesthesia: A Giant Leap for Humanity
(Health and the Human Body)

In an operating room, an anesthesiologist injects a fluid in one of the patient’s veins, the latter loses consciousness; things were not that easy.


Click Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
(Chemistry: Our Life, Our Future)

The outputs of click reactions are similar to snapping Lego blocks together; if we want to build any shape, we will use the appropriate cubes, and the output will be the shape we first planned.


Black Sand in Egypt: An Untapped Treasure
(Earth Sciences)

The Black Sand Complex was inaugurated in Egypt, in October 2022, to extract minerals from black sand; so, what is it and its significance?


Using Hydrogen for Clean Energy Generation
(Chemistry: Our Life, Our Future)

Finding new clean energy sources has become a global concern due to the climate change crises resulting from the use of traditional fuels.

She Set it: Women of the Periodic Table
(Chemistry: Our Life, Our Future)

In 1869, Mendeleev discovered the periodic system, but scientists classified and predicted elements before and after. Females participated effectively in the completion of the Periodic Table as we know nowadays.

Chemistry against Crime
(Chemistry: Our Life, Our Future)

As nighttime descended, the silence was shattered by the loud barks of an agitated dog that led the Crime Scene Investigation team, who collected and preserved samples and potential evidence. Sounds familiar? 

Cold Healing
(Health and the Human Body)

Cryosurgery is the use of extreme cold—nitrogen, carbon dioxide, Argon gas, and freeze sprays—to damage and inhibit the growth of abnormal cells and some tumor cells.


Biodiversity and the Pharmaceutical Industry
(Health and the Human Body)

Observing nature and scouring it in search for remedies and healing is by no means a new trend; humans have done so for tens of millennia.


Skincare Secrets (Part II: In Modern Times)
(Woman and Child)

While not everyone is super invested in taking care of their skin, there is at least one moisturizing cream in every household that are especially handy when our skin tends to get dry, especially after washing our hands.


Deodorants: What they do and what they do not do!
(Safe Summer)

During summer, the sweating rate increases and some often use deodorant to prevent unpleasant smell; however, there have been more allegations trying to link the use of deodorants to some diseases.


Extracting Fuel from Air
(Energy and Water)

“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.


Memories in Bottles
(Science Everywhere)

When we were young, we were fascinated with the time machines and time travel, to explore the future and rewind the past; but, what if this time machine already exists?

Biodiversity: A Long Evolutionary Road!
(Life Sciences)

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!
(Environment and Climate 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
(Scientists and Inventors)

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

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