Articles (Youth)

Meningitis: A Life-Threatening Condition
(Human Health)

Meningitis requires immediate attention, because the complications can be severe; luckily, there are vaccines to combat it.


Dysmorphophobia
(Behavioral Sciences)

The obsession with looking at a mirror is not only a passing thought, especially for those having negative thoughts about their body image.

Achilles Heel
(Safe Summer)

Whenever I read this story, I ask myself: Is this part of the body really so vulnerable that the Ancient Greeks created a myth about it?


The Science of Smile
(Behavioral Sciences)

Based on science, smiling changes the brain’s physiology and turns negative emotions into positive ones.


Tips to Beat Procrastination
(Behavioral Sciences)

Your to-do list is growing larger, a pile of papers on your desk is not ready yet... Welcome to the realm of procrastination!

Science Communication: The Lifeline for New Generations
(Science at Work)

Since I worked as a science communicator, I can describe science communication as a means of survival to current and future generations.


How to Have a Productive Holiday
(Safe Summer)

Is it possible to feel free and productive simultaneously?

Mind Change to combat Climate Change
(Versus the Change!)

Having worked in science communication for years, I can attest that no issue has been more pressing for our field than climate change.


Promising Inventions by Young Inventors of Today
(Brilliant Young Minds)

We need not worry, as the future generation of young innovators may change the world.


Maryam Al-Astrolabiya: Arab Astronomer Pioneer
(Women and Science)

The young Maryam was raised amidst a mathematical, astronomical environment. She delved into both sciences to design and build the “complex” astrolabe.


Individual versus Team Sports
(Science and Sports)

If you are a parent of young children like myself, you would probably be weighing the options for signing them up for a sport.

As Able As Anyone
(Science and Sports)

While sport has value in everyone’s life, it is even more important in the life of a person with disability thanks to its rehabilitative influence. 

Q&A: The Founder of Quantum Theory
(Brilliant Young Minds)

A brilliant ninth-grade student once visited my office, to ask some questions that intrigued him while reading Carl Sagan’s Romance of Science


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.

Chemistry of Summer
(Safe Summer)

Becoming a science communicator has made me curious about the chemistry behind everything I use. As we approach the summer, I found myself compelled to how to enjoy it while staying healthy.


A Letter to a Young Scientist
(Brilliant Young Minds)

I am writing to you today because I was informed that you have chosen science for a career. Well, congratulations my dear!


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