Articles (Youth)

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.

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.


New Year’s Resolutions: To Make or Not to Make!
(Behavioral Sciences)

It is New Year time; time for big resolutions and life-altering decisions.


Sustainable Development and Youth in Developing Countries: How to Start?
(Science Policy and Ethics)

Youth have to picture the world as a system that connects space and time; a requirement in all definitions of sustainable development.

All You Need to Know about Anemia
(Human Health)

Anemia is one of the most common blood diseases that could turn dangerous if neglected.

The Right Food for the Right Time
(Bare Necessities)

It is necessary that all people of different ages know how to eat and what are the essential nutrients to be consumed according to their life stage.

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


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