Articles (Youth)

Promising Inventions by Young Inventors of Today
(Inventions and Innovations)

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

Maryam Al-Astrolabiya: Arab Astronomer Pioneer
(Inventions and Innovations)

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
(Food, Mood, and Behavior)

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
(Health and Diseases)

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. 

Max Planck: The Founder of Quantum Theory (Q&A)
(Inventions and Innovations)

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
(Inventions and Innovations)

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
(Health and Diseases)

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
(Education, Business, and Society)

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

Turning the Mind Inside Out
(Science in Arts and Culture)

There are emotions we have all shared: joy, fear, anger, disgust, and sadness. Ever wonder where all those emotions really live?

Young Innovators: Eesha Khare
(Inventions and Innovations)

Every other day, we hear about a new technological breakthrough, or a new exciting innovation that someone has developed; we are truly...

Belinda Parmar: Little Miss Geek
(Inventions and Innovations)

Many people tend to believe that STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) are “manly” subjects, and that women...

Zea Tongeman: The Cool Geek Girl
(Inventions and Innovations)

Being a technology geek, the 14-year-old Zea Tongeman applied technology to create an application on any device that encourages people to recycle while having fun.

Successful Egyptian Startups
(Education, Business, and Society)

Have you ever had an idea that can be developed into a business. Well, this article presents four successful “startups” by young Egyptians; a “startup” being an entrepreneurial venture or a new business in the first stage of its operations. 

Breaking Down Plastics with Bacteria
(Inventions and Innovations)

It is evident that plastics bring many societal benefits and offer future technological and medical advances. However, once plastic materials are created, they never go away! 

Priyanshi Somani: Faster than a Calculator
(Inventions and Innovations)

Before the abacus, calculators, and smartphones, we had the human brain only to solve mathematical problems. Unfortunately, lately most people today depend on technology for simple subtraction and multiplication problems. Yet, some people have the ability to perform mathematical calculations mentally without the use of any tools, even without pens or papers. Mental calculation often involves the use of specific techniques devised for specific types of problems.

What Can 30 minutes Exercise a Day do for You?
(Food, Mood, and Behavior)

Investing 30 minutes a day in aerobic exercise such as walking, jogging, running, bicycling, or swimming can help you live healthier and longer.

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