Articles (Communication)

Mother Knows Best
(Science at Home)

Sitting down with his small family to watch their favorite daily series, Ahmed hears “etchiu!”; the sound of his younger sister sneezing several times, but no one is paying attention. He looks at his parents and wonders: Are these the symptoms of COVID-19?


Should Handheld Devices Be Banned for Children under 12 Years?
(Technology and Us)

“Mom, can I download a new game? Please Mom, please type in your password here”. My daughter looks at me with pleading eyes as she thrusts her iPad in my hands, not waiting for my answer.


Coronavirus Travel Tips
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

Can our routine be the same during the coronvirus pandemic? Can families travel and enjoy nature? Or should they abide by the rules of social distancing and home quarantine to avoid infection.


Operating Systems: A Computer Story
(The Past and the Future)

Nowadays, everyone has a personal computer that they can easily use without any special training or knowledge, thanks to the user-friendly operating systems out there. In the past, things were not that easy though.


The Technologies behind Google Assistant
(The Past and the Future)

In the past, only businessmen could have personal assistants; now, thanks to advances in AI, everyone can have an assistant. Can you guess who has helped me research this topic?

Electronic Health Record: a New Era of Healthcare
(The Past and the Future)

Ancient Egyptians offered a huge amount of information recorded on papyrus, teaching us the importance of documentation, especially in the medical field.


Fear of People and Objects
(Behavioral Sciences)

When we hear the word phobia what comes to mind is the reasoning behind it is logical cause of panic; yet, surprisingly, the most widespread phobias are those that cannot be judged logically as terrifying.


Phobia
(Behavioral Sciences)

Phobia patients experience excessive fear of a situation, a place, a living creature, or an object that is unlikely to cause any harm.


Dyslexia: A Disappointment that Sneaks into Children’s Hearts
(Brilliant Young Minds)

Sitting anxious among his peers as his turn to read out loud approaches. As the teacher calls his name, his eyes devour the word in a desperate attempt to read it correctly, and not blunder its letters as he did before. 


Ageing in the Age of Inequality
(Science Policy and Ethics)

If you ask me about my greatest fear, I would answer “Growing old”! I fear ageism and the unfairness associated to it in every single domain of life.

Mind Reading
(Behavioral Sciences)

Science has a great history in studying the brain and trying to understand its secrets; however, it was not until the 1960s when scientists took the first step in reading ideas.

Children and Psychological Illnesses
(Behavioral Sciences)

Many people thought that psychological illnesses are far from occuring in children, but they are more vulnerable to depression as they are psychologically fragile.

Sticking to Your Plan in the Age of Coronavirus
(Behavioral Sciences)

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, uncertainty has become the master of the scene, affecting our lives dramatically, and bringing most plans to a halt.


Technology and Internet Access for All
(Science Policy and Ethics)

Technology has witnessed huge leaps in the past decade andhas helped make our lives easier and more comfortable; this is the case for developed countries, but not for the developing or least developed ones.


Working from Home; Challenge or Bliss?
(Science at Work)

Working from home is not an easy feat, especially in these challenging time; yet, this current crisis has shown that many can indeed do their work, maybe even work better from home.


Telemedicine: House Call Doctors Make a Comeback!
(The Past and the Future)

The impact of telemedicine is expected to transform the future of medicine and healthcare givers in the coming few years, in all areas; how will it do that?


How to Avoid the Coronavirus?
(Science at Home)

The key through this ordeal safely is carefully searching for correct information, and protecting yourself and your loved ones against this dangerous virus.


Hacking Memories
(Science Policy and Ethics)

Our memories represent our experiences and cultures, and inspire how we deal with others.

What Is Quantum Computing?
(Technology and Us)

Experts expect a revolution in informatics led by quantum computing.

The Most Famous Human Rights Charts
(Science Policy and Ethics)

Circulating the term “Human Rights”, even though not directly used, has begun long ago. 

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