Articles (Scientist)

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.


Communication through the Ages
(Inventions and Innovations)

Communication in the past was never easy. Today, we communicate easily with people around the globe, and access information whenever needed.


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.


The Neutrino: A Medium between the Space and Us
(Physical and Chemical Sciences)

Over the past decades, scientists have discovered particles and waves that come from space, which have helped better understand the universe.


2023 Top Medical Research Achievements
(Health and Diseases)

A few days ago, we bid farewell to 2023; a year that witnessed numerous achievements in the medical field, we share some of them.


Louis Braille: Creative Mind Lit the Way for Millions
(Inventions and Innovations)

Braille lost his sight at the age of three. Despite his blindness, he was very intelligent and created a new simple system at the age of fifteen years old.


The History and Evolution of Chatbots
(Computers and Information Technology)

Chatbots are designed applications to imitate a human dialogue; in this article, we explore the turning points in this story of evolution.

Mona Bakr: The Voice of Nanotechnology in Egypt
(Inventions and Innovations)

Dr. Mona Bakr once said, “We do not create science; we discover it", and we can truly see that she lived by that motto.


The Elephant Clock
(Inventions and Innovations)

The elements of the clock were kept on top of the elephant; in addition to telling the time, it celebrated the universality of Islam by its elements.


Galapagos Islands: The Laboratory of Evolution (2)
(Microorganism, Animal and Plant Life)

For more than 180 years, scientists have studied this rich ecosystem and its species. Among all the scientists, the Galapagos Islands were of great importance to Charles Darwin; it was the place that gave him the main idea of evolution by natural selection.


Eratosthenes of Cyrene: Beta Teacher!
(Inventions and Innovations)

Eratosthenes of Cyrene was the third librarian of the Ancient Library of Alexandria, and one of the greatest scientists humanity has ever known. Eratosthenes, son of Aglaos, was born in Cyrene, Libya in 276 BCE; he passed away around 195 BCE.

Science and Business: It Is Complicated!
(Education, Business, and Society)

Although it can be challenging for business people and scientists to appreciate each other’s priorities, understanding the benefits of closer collaboration to get innovation to market can bring both parties closer. 


Experimenting in Space: A Brief History
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

The idea of space experiments is far from fictional, with the very first experiments in space carried out as early as 1971.


The Lunar Effect: Fact or Fiction?
(Health and Diseases)

Some legends say that the full Moon brings out the worst in people, causing them to act strangely, but does it have this power?


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.


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.

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.


Archeology from Space
(Earth Sciences)

Satellite Archaeology is a method for mapping and monitoring potential archaeological sites using high resolution satellites.


What Do You Know about Face Blindness (Prosopagnosia)?
(Health and Diseases)

A neurological disorder causes a person to not recognize or distinguish faces; not related to memory loss, vision impairment or disabilities.


The Life and Death of Language
(Education, Business, and Society)

We express and communicate our thoughts to others through language; some people say you are not born into a culture but into a language.


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