Articles

Sizzling Summers Ahead
(Environment and Climate Change)

We are all aware that summers are getting much longer and much, much hotter with every passing year. This does not just impact our wellbeing negatively; it is becoming more and more life-threatening.


Watch out! The Perseids are Coming
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

If you are a sky gazer like me, be prepared for one of the best astronomical events this year.


Effects of the Coronavirus Pandemic on Marine Ecology
(Oceans and Marine Life)

As personal protective items were heavily used due to their effective role in preventing Covid-19 infection, a serious environmental problem has emerged.


Reflections on the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020: Are Champions Born or Made?
(Science and Sports)

Is achieving athletic excellence all about commitment to long hours of non-stop exercise? No, it is not.


Citius, Altius, Fortius: Let’s Talk Science!
(Science and Sports)

The Olympic motto “Citius, Altius, Fortius” reflects the history of the Olympic Games that have long been closely associated to science.


Cardio Exercises and Heart Health
(Science and Sports)

Do you want your heart to love you? What about performing some cardiovascular exercises, also known as “Cardio”?


Why Do Beach Sand Look Different?
(Safe Summer)

The sand of different beaches differs in color, size, and composition. To understand the science behind these differences, we invite you to read the following lines.


Let Us Burn More Fat
(Science and Sports)

Metabolism has a miraculous ability to turn the overweight into healthy, slim human beings; let us then find out more about it.


The Science behind Waterslides
(Safe Summer)

As summer approaches, we eagerly await our chance to take a break from our hard work throughout the year. To beat the heat, we often head to water parks, but have you ever wondered how water parks and water slides work?

The Benguela Marine Ecosystem
(Oceans and Marine Life)

One of the most precious resources that have been facing many challenges is the Benguela Marine Ecosystem, which runs along southwestern Africa and the coastline of Angola, Namibia, and South Africa.


Summertime and Dry Eyes
(Safe Summer)

Dry eyes could spoil all family plans due to the constant burning sensation of the eyes, which makes summer daytime a torment and can ruin the whole holiday.


Acidification Attack
(Oceans and Marine Life)

The introduction of massive amounts of CO2 into the seas is altering water chemistry and affecting the life cycles of many marine organisms, particularly those at the lower end of the food chain.


Ice Cream and Dental Health
(Safe Summer)

As temperature and humidity levels rise during the summer, many adults and children crave iced snacks which help them mitigate the heat. Ice cream is one of the most popular summer snacks; eating ice cream is a summer habit favored by everyone.

Look Who is Sensing!
(Woman and Child)

You may liken the womb to a dark cave of quiet water, and wonder how the five senses as we know them develop from the embryo stage until the baby is born.

Life in the Time of Coronavirus: Kids Edition
(COVID-19 Pandemic)

Children express in this article their opinions and present their experiences in the time of the coronavirus. They share with us their knowledge, which we support with additional information that we ask parents to make sure that their children read for more clarification as well.


Young Diabetics... Young Champions
(Science Story Time!)

The mother called her 11-year-old son from among his soccer peers before the match started, pointing to her arm.


Citizen Science
(Education)

How often have you seen something that intrigued your curiosity while observing the sky, or a plant or a bug in your house garden that you had never read about before, but then you just ignored that?


It Is Not Always as It Seems
(Science Story Time!)

This day has been carefully marked in Omar’s calendar; it is his first day in swimming training after a long year of hard studying.


Super Pregnant Women
(Woman and Child)

During pregnancy, almost every pregnant woman becomes more sensitive and reactive to the scents around them, describing a heightened awareness and sensitivity to a variety of odors.


Where is the Moon?
(Science Story Time!)

"Where is the Moon?” Ahmed wondered as he looked at the dark night sky. The Moon is nowhere to be found. “But, it was there. I saw it.” The sky was clear, so the Moon was not hiding behind the clouds.


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