Articles (Chemistry)

Milestone Nobel Prizes in Chemistry: Ahmed Zewail and Femtochemistry
(Inventions and Innovations)

On this day, renowned chemist Ahmed Zewail was born; an extraordinary scientist who cared about the world and made contribution to society.


The Magnificent Marie Curie
(Inventions and Innovations)

The name Marie Curie is synonymous with greatness, for the scientific discoveries she made, and the exemplary way she led her life.


Intensive Farming
(Microorganism, Animal and Plant Life)

Intensive farming is an agricultural intensification and mechanization system that aims to maximize yields from available land.


Underground Water Helium levels: Warning?!
(Earth Sciences)

 Studies had found that changes to the chemical makeup of groundwater might occur before earthquakes.

Agricultural Pesticides: Q&A (2)
(Microorganism, Animal and Plant Life)

We usually hear contradictory views on agricultural pesticides, with much focus on their hazards.


Agricultural Pesticides: Q&A (1)
(Microorganism, Animal and Plant Life)

We usually hear contradictory views on agricultural pesticides, with much focus on their hazards.

Rachel Carson and the Silent Spring
(Inventions and Innovations)

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
(Inventions and Innovations)

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

Anesthesia: A Giant Leap for Humanity
(Health and Diseases)

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
(Physical and Chemical Sciences)

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
(Physical and Chemical Sciences)

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
(Physical and Chemical Sciences)

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
(Physical and Chemical Sciences)

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 Diseases)

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 Diseases)

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)
(Food, Mood, and Behavior)

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!
(Food, Mood, and Behavior)

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
(Physical and Chemical Sciences)

“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
(Human Body)

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?

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