Articles (Culture)

Healthy Fasting
(Food and Agriculture)

Although Ramadan is a great opportunity to lose excessive weight, most of us, on the contrary, gain weight at the end.


Inverse Architecture
(Science and Art)

Studying art history for several years in college, I always marveled about the myriad of fascinating buildings.

Why We Need More Arab Women Scientists
(Women and Science)

My seven-year old daughter has all the makings of a future scientist. Watching her conducting experiments in my kitchen fills me with both pride and worry.


Hypatia: The Bride and Martyr of Science
(Women and Science)

Human history has witnessed tragedies and horrors that the people of science have endured confronting extremism and intolerance.


Architecture: The Ultimate Union of Science and Art
(Science and Art)

Architecture has always been a reflection of the evolution of not only mankind and human nature, but also of science and technology.


Art: The Offspring of Light
(Science and Art)

Art, a major aspect of culture, was, is, and will always be born from light. 

Inventions that Make Our Day (2)
(Inventions and Inventors)

From the moment you wake up till you go to bed at night; do you ever stop to think about all the inventions you used during the day, and will continue to use every day? (Razors, Coffee, and the Zipper)

New Year Resolutions: Maybe You Should Not Worry This Year!
(Behavioral Sciences)

It is this time of year when a Christmas tree in the corner of our living room or office glows with the buds of hope and aspirations for a new coming year. 

Inventions that Make Our Day (1)
(Inventions and Inventors)

From the moment you wake up till you go to bed at night; do you ever stop to think about all the inventions you used during the day, and will continue to use every day?

First Language Acquisition Explained
(Behavioral Sciences)

I often recall this hilarious incident when my nephew Youssef was only three years old and was having the following conversation about his broken toy with my sister.

And the Winner is …
(Science and Sports)

As football fans were passionately following the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Achilles was busy predicting match results using its “cat sense”.


The Pen; Transporter of Knowledge
(Education)

No doubt that writing is part and parcel of the human pursuit of knowledge. Teaching, learning, and documenting sciences have all depended on it. 


Pascal: A Literary Scientist
(Brilliant Young Minds)

We have to pause in deep thought and awe when it comes to an exceptional genius who successfully combined science, literature, and religious thinking.

E-learning in Africa
(Education)

Any nation aiming to join the ranks of advanced nations must first and foremost look to its educational system.

Things We Have Been Taught in School that are Not True (Part Two)
(Education)

In this day and age, any post, link, or photo we see we have to play Sherlock Holmes with, because a lot of the stuff out there is fake. 

Things We Have Been Taught in School that are Not True (Part One)
(Education)

There are misleading facts that have been passed down to us without anybody ever thinking about their origin or truth.

Black, Brown, Red, or Yellow!
(Chemistry: Our Life, Our Future)

Hair coloring is very popular today, with over 75% of women coloring their hair and a growing percentage of men following suit. How does hair color work?

It is not always about the Food: Adha Mubarak
(The Scientist Inside You)

Muslims honor this event worldwide and enjoy festive meals; this year, why not add more fun to the celebrations and do one or more science activities with your children?


Sleeping during Working Hours!
(Science at Work)

I visited Japan in 2001 on a scientific mission; after going through my visit's program, I was surprised to see sleeping cabins to use during working hours!


The Deadly Dish
(Human Health)

The Egyptian Ministry of Health warns people every year from eating fesikh to decrease the risk food poisoning that may be fatal if not properly treated.


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