Articles

Deja Vu
(Behavioral Sciences and Mental Health)

You are traveling to Luxor for the first time, and touring around in Al Karnak Temple; suddenly, it seems as if you have been in that very spot before.

Red Lights celebrating Sciences ... Or Not!
(Science and Art)

For a science editor, words such as “supernatural” or “paranormal” make no sense at all. 

Sound Navigation and Ranging (SONAR)
(Technology and Inventions)

SONAR is an acronym for SOund Navigation And Ranging.


Superheroes of the Real World: A Tribute to Ben Underwood
(Health and the Human Body)

They called him a superhero and named him “Captain Sonar” and “The Boy who Sees without Eyes”.

Sixth Sense in Animals
(Life Sciences)

Humans have developed sophisticated machines and technology to be able to predict and sense natural disasters before they occur. 


Homemade Perfumes
(The Scientist Inside You)

Making homemade perfume is a simple process that only requires a few ingredients. 

Fasten Your Seatbelts: Google’s Driverless Car Has Arrived
(Technology and Inventions)

When Karl Benz invented the first gasoline-powered automobile, it had no gears, no brakes, and could not climb up or down slopes unaided. 

Alternative Energy Sources
(Energy and Water)

Almost everybody is now aware of the fact that it is not too long before we run out of all forms of fossil fuels.

Cloud Storage
(Technology and Inventions)

Have you ever experienced a hard disk failure? 


Cloud Computing
(Technology and Inventions)

Have you ever used the cloud storage service “Dropbox”?

Subway Shopping
(Technology and Inventions)

As the pace of life increases more and more, ways are created to help people use their time as productively as possible. 


In Cairo: Solar Heaters and Biogas Units on Rooftops
(Energy and Water)

Some people talk about clean energy, waste reduction and the impeding energy crisis. Other people choose to take action.

Google Fiber: The Evolution of the Internet
(Technology and Inventions)

If you are a computer geek like me, you will know exactly what a beta test is.

Technology of Natural Gas
(Energy and Water)

For hundreds of years, natural gas has been known as a very useful substance.

Green Transportation: The Filipino Experience
(Environment and Climate Change)

Tricycles or “Tok Tok”, as they are widely known in Egypt, have become an inevitable nagging part of our daily life.


Cyborg Drones
(Technology and Inventions)

Imagine if one day you are sitting in your living room and a fly enters.

Flying Car Makes Successful Maiden Flight
(Technology and Inventions)

The Dutch company PAL-V Europe NV has successfully concluded test flights of its flying car, PAL-V (Personal Air and Land Vehicle).

Makey Makey: A Glimpse into the Future
(Technology and Inventions)

As fascinating as it can be, technology has always been limited in a sense.


Turning Plastic Waste into Fuel
(Energy and Water)

Starting to realize that we have only our one Earth to live on, people are taking responsible steps to find solutions for sustainable living. 

Launching a Satellite
(Technology and Inventions)

Although sophisticated technologies are involved in the process of launching a satellite, the principle it is built on is pretty simple.

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