Articles (Culture)

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?


Cosmetics between the Past and the Present
(The Past and the Future)

Do you think that cosmetics are a modern invention? You are completely wrong if you thought so; cosmetics are as ancient as history itself!

The Best Way to Change Behavior
(Behavioral Sciences)

Can you remember the last time you achieved a milestone in your life or changed your behavior in a way that you have never imagined? Was that in response to a threat or a reward?


I, You, and the Others
(Human Civilization)

Ever since the beginning of times, Man has always sought to represent himself in various ways. We can trace back the appearance of human representation on the walls of prehistoric caves.


The Story of the Senses
(Come to Your Senses)

As children, we were taught that we only have “five senses” to guide us through life; it turns out that what we were taught at school was inaccurate.


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.


What Happens to Our Bodies When We Eat Sushi?
(Food and Agriculture)

Sushi, that unique Japanese delicacy that has become popular all over the world and is now one of many people's favorite meals; yet, I regert to inform you that it is not as healthy as you think.


The Sustainable Fashion Industry
(Environment and Us)

The global fashion industry is the second most polluting industry in the world; this has led several designers and fashion houses to join the "sustainable fashion" or "environmentally-friendly fashion" trend.


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.

Food Waste and World Hunger
(Food and Agriculture)

Have you ever thought that the food waste you dispose of after each meal could be someone’s most precious wish in a different side of the world? 

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.


Art: A Healing Medium
(Science and Art)

We learn that when we fall and break a limb to go seek medical attention; but what do we do when it is our mental state that is broken? How does one go about remedying that?


COVID-19 Anxiety
(Behavioral Sciences)

We are all in a fight against an invisible enemy that can strike unknowingly. It affects everyone differently; the strange nature of this virus makes us worry about what could happen if you or a loved one catch it.


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.


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.


Life during COVID-19
(Science at Home)

COVID-19 has transformed people’s lives all over the world; it has illustrated how interconnected the world is. Even though borders exist on maps, the virus has shown that they are of no consequence in real life.


Manufacturing Intelligence
(Technology and Us)

Artificial intelligence specialists are becoming more ambitious; they have started developing Artificial Neural Networks, which enable a robot to learn like a human brain.


Women Architects: Part Three
(Women and Science)

In 2016, three Muslim females received the prestigious Aga Khan Award for Architecture in recognition of their outstanding work to enhance the life of Muslim communities around the world.


What Do We Know About the COVID-19 Outbreak?
(The Big Questions)

A new strain of a virus means it has never existed before, which brings us to how did this outbreak started in the Chinese city? 


How Has the Coronavirus Affect Our Life Positively?
(Environment and Us)

We all inevitably fear the unknown; after all, it is a modified virus with no cure thus far; yet, cannot we find a single positive effect amidst these fears?


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