Articles (Education)

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.


Machine Translation: History, Concerns, and Prospects
(Computers and Information Technology)

While latest MT technologies can provide valuable assistance to translators, many fear it would replace human translators entirely.


Sustainability Science: Towards A Sustainable World
(Education, Business, and Society)

The Earth is our home, and we need to act on reversing the damage we have done; it is no longer a problem to occur, it is right around the corner!


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.



Science Comics: A Unique Tool for Science and Technology Learning
(Education, Business, and Society)

Fun colorful drawings always attract kids; that is until science comics emerged as a distinctive method to introduce science and technology.


In Life, Play Chess, Not Checkers
(Food, Mood, and Behavior)

Benjamin Franklin wrote in 1779 that the game of chess “is not merely an idle amusement (since) life is a kind of chess, in which we have often points to gain, and competitors or adversaries to contend with, and in which there is a vast variety of good and evil events that are in some degree the effects of prudence or the want of it”.


The Art of Education
(Education, Business, and Society)

Not only is art a healthy channel of expression, simple creative activities are some of the building blocks of child development.


Facts and Myths of Pregnancy
(Human Body)

Every woman is thrilled when she learns that she is pregnant, but common misconceptions can help anxiety sneak into her.


Mankind and Nature: A Story of Fear and Knowledge
(Inventions and Innovations)

The story of nature and mankind is a long one; it is a story that started with fear and ended with better understanding of nature.


Samia Eltemtamy: An Egyptian Scientist and Pioneer of Human Genetics
(Inventions and Innovations)

Children suffering from severe cases attracted Prof. Samia's attention, and she realized that genetics is the key to solving these mysteries.


Big Data for Sustainable Development
(Computers and Information Technology)

A lot of Big Data is being collected around the world; targeting achieving sustainable development goals for a better world and human life.

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.

Important Applications Revealed by the Coronavirus Crisis
(Education, Business, and Society)

We do not realize that our use of mobile phones and tablets is limited until we discover more fascinating options, applications, and settings.


A Lockdown Generation (2): The Psychological Impacts of the Coronavirus on University Students
(Education, Business, and Society)

Universities were locked after the outbreak of COVID-19; even though things seemed bright, for many distant learning was not that easy.


A Lockdown Generation: Remote-Learning Lessons and Practices
(Education, Business, and Society)

The lockdown has not been an easy or familiar experience; althuogh youths were reluctant, children were full of curiosity and defiance.


Maker Movement: From Candy Molds to 3D Printers
(Education, Business, and Society)

Everyone has once created something; it is not new for humans to innovate solutions and share new paths with others; we are all makers.


Primitive Writing Systems
(Inventions and Innovations)

Writing held an extremely special and important role among ancient societies as myths were drawn up to explain its divine origin.


Conquer Stage Fright: Be Shiny and Bright!
(Food, Mood, and Behavior)

If you have had to speak or perform in public before, you might be familiar with sweaty palms, shaky knees, and a racing heart. You are not alone!


El-Abbadi and the Bibliotheca Alexandrina
(Inventions and Innovations)

We will never cease to write keenly about Alexandria and its renowned Library, for the history-changing contributions the city and its Ancient Library bestowed upon humanity are fathomless.

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