Articles (Civilization)

From Horseback to Horsepower
(Microorganism, Animal and Plant Life)

Horses provided the first means of fast travel and allowed long-range mobility, which helped trade, migration, and cultural interaction to flourish.


Soils: A Brief Profile
(Earth Sciences)

As early as agriculture emerged about 12,000 years ago, soil has established its status as a primary element of life on Earth, just like water.


Exploring the Bare Necessities
(Education, Business, and Society)

Bare necessities have become indispensable to the point of their being interwoven into the very fabric of our daily existence on Earth.


The Elephant Clock
(Inventions and Innovations)

The elements of the clock were kept on top of the elephant; in addition to telling the time, it celebrated the universality of Islam by its elements.


Egypt: The Beginning
(Earth Sciences)

This fertile land, Egypt, daughter of the Nile, irrigated by its waters for thousands of years, was not in that remote past the land we know now. 


Mankind and Nature: A Story of Fear and Knowledge
(Inventions and Innovations)

The story of nature and mankind is a long one; it is a story that started with fear and ended with better understanding of nature.


Archeology from Space
(Earth Sciences)

Satellite Archaeology is a method for mapping and monitoring potential archaeological sites using high resolution satellites.


The Life and Death of Language
(Education, Business, and Society)

We express and communicate our thoughts to others through language; some people say you are not born into a culture but into a language.


Cancer: It is a Manmade Disease
(Health and Diseases)

Cancer is Manmade! Yes, cancer, mankind’s deadliest and most elusive enemy, was ironically created by humans as declared by a study.


The Suffering of Scientists
(Inventions and Innovations)

The vast body of knowledge we enjoy today was not handed to us on a silver platter; it is the outcome of the suffering of many scientists.


Inventions and the Culture of Creativity
(Inventions and Innovations)

Inventions, based on scientific creativity, laid the foundation for the progress of humanity in several domains, especially that of technology.


The Arab Renaissance
(Inventions and Innovations)

Using the Arabic language, which is without doubt the language of science for the human race, Muslims have achieved the miracle of Arab science.


Primitive Writing Systems
(Inventions and Innovations)

Writing held an extremely special and important role among ancient societies as myths were drawn up to explain its divine origin.


World Cup Qatar 2022 and Achieving Sustainability
(Earth Sciences)

FIFA has been concerned with environmental issues and this year, Qatar has pledged to present the most sustainable version of the World Cup.


El-Abbadi and the Bibliotheca Alexandrina
(Inventions and Innovations)

We will never cease to write keenly about Alexandria and its renowned Library, for the history-changing contributions the city and its Ancient Library bestowed upon humanity are fathomless.

A One-way or a Round-trip to Mars?
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Since the 1930s, interest in Mars has been increasing, and today, more spacecrafts are sent to the Red Planet than to any other planet.

Aristotle and the Legacy of Logic
(Inventions and Innovations)

A prolific writer and polymath, Aristotle radically transformed most, if not all, areas of knowledge he touched. He was the first to classify areas of human knowledge into distinct disciplines that are still used today.


Hazardous Workplaces
(Education, Business, and Society)

Working in hazardous areas entails several risks, from injuries to losing lives, hazards can occur sometimes in unlikely areas.


The Golden Age of Islam: Glimpses of Scientific Discovery and Invention (Cairo – Sicily)
(Inventions and Innovations)

This article gives glimpses of scientific discoveries and inventions by scientists in Cairo and Sicily during the Golden Age of Islam.


The Golden Age of Islam: Glimpses of Scientific Discovery and Invention (Khwarazm – Baghdad – Kufa)
(Inventions and Innovations)

The article gives glimpses of scientific discoveries and inventions of Khwarazm, Baghdad and Kufa's scientists during the Golden Age of Islam.


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